noncareer

adjective

non·​ca·​reer ˌnän-kə-ˈrir How to pronounce noncareer (audio)
1
: not relating to or being a career
noncareer goals
a noncareer job/position
2
: not by principal or permanent occupation
a noncareer politician

Examples of noncareer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web John Sullivan is a rarity in the US diplomatic corps: a noncareer Trump administration political ambassadorial appointee whom Biden has asked to stay on. BostonGlobe.com, 20 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of noncareer was in 1920

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“Noncareer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncareer. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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