non-dol·lar | \ˌnän-ˈdä-lər \

Definition of non-dollar 

1 : being an area where the U.S. dollar is not used as a basis for exchange and currencies usually cannot be converted freely into dollars non-dollar countries

2 : not based on the U. S. dollar: such as

a : not fixed in value to the dollar the appreciation of non-dollar currencies against the dollar

b : not trading in dollars non-dollar markets

3 : not consisting in or composed of dollars non-dollar assets such as real estate

First Known Use of non-dollar

1947, in the meaning defined above

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