nonbusiness

adjective
non·​busi·​ness | \ ˌnän-ˈbiz-nəs How to pronounce nonbusiness (audio) , -nəz \

Definition of nonbusiness

: not related to business especially : not related to one's primary business

Examples of nonbusiness in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even nonbusiness expeditions have grown more tense since Election Day. Matt Flegenheimer, Rachel Abrams, Barry Meier And Hiroko Tabuchi, New York Times, "Business Since Birth: Trump’s Children and the Tangle That Awaits," 4 Dec. 2016

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First Known Use of nonbusiness

1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonbusiness.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonbusiness. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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