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 And the vast majority of nonbusiness first-class mail stems from consumers replying to businesses. Author: Jacob Bogage, Hannah Denham, Anchorage Daily News, "As postal service delays persist, bills, paychecks and medications are getting stuck in the mail," 27 Feb. 2021 And the vast majority of nonbusiness first-class mail stems from consumers replying to businesses. Washington Post, "As USPS delays persist, bills, paychecks and medications are getting stuck in the mail," 24 Feb. 2021 Yes, Goldman has a small fraction of the number of nonbusiness customers that other large financial institutions do. Ron Lieber, New York Times, "Which Consumer Lenders Are (and Aren’t) Helping the Most," 17 Mar. 2020 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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3 Mar 2021

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“Nonbusiness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonbusiness. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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