noncareer

adjective
non·​ca·​reer | \ ˌnän-kə-ˈrir How to pronounce noncareer (audio) \

Definition of noncareer

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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First Known Use of noncareer

1920, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Noncareer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncareer. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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