non·​car·​ri·​er | \ ˌnän-ˈker-ē-ər How to pronounce noncarrier (audio) , -ˈka-rē- \

Definition of noncarrier

: someone or something that is not a carrier: such as
a : an individual who is not a carrier of a genetic trait, a disease, etc. a noncarrier of hemophilia
b : an organization that is not a telecommunications company The sharp increase in sales of nonconventional communications equipment explains much of the rise in purchases of telecommunications equipment by noncarriers in the 1980s.— Ronald A. Cass and John R. Haring

Other Words from noncarrier

noncarrier adjective
noncarrier patients noncarrier phones

First Known Use of noncarrier

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Noncarrier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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