non·​cash | \ˌnän-ˈkash \

Definition of noncash 

: not being cash noncash gifts

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Pachinko isn’t officially viewed as gambling, but players can convert their noncash prizes into cash at windows near pachinko parlors. Megumi Fujikawa, WSJ, "Japan Legalizes Casino Gambling," 20 July 2018 Pioneer expects the deal to close in July and that the sale will result in a pretax noncash loss of up to $75 million. Rye Druzin, Houston Chronicle, "Texas-based Pioneer Natural Resources sells Colorado acreage," 22 June 2018 Pioneer expects the deal to close in July and that the sale will result in a pretax noncash loss of up to $75 million. Rye Druzin, San Antonio Express-News, "Texas oil company sells Colorado acreage," 22 June 2018 Of the 270 million nonimmigrants, 3.4 percent received cash welfare that year, USCIS research found, and 22.1 percent received noncash benefits. Nick Miroff, Washington Post, "Trump proposal would penalize immigrants who use tax credits and other benefits," 28 Mar. 2018 Days before the speech, as part of the plan, several federal departments took steps to impose the stricter work requirements on able-bodied adults receiving noncash aid. Glenn Thrush, New York Times, "Trump’s Vow on Welfare Faces an Uncertain Future," 15 Mar. 2018 Net income available to Entercom common shareholders swelled exponentially to $232.4 million from $10.8 million in the prior-year quarter — but because of a huge noncash benefit from President Trump’s tax overhaul. Bob Fernandez,, "Entercom faces weak revenue as it swallows CBS Radio," 8 Mar. 2018 However, shares fell as much as 15 percent, the most since June 2016, after the company also booked a noncash impairment charge of 180 million pounds following acquisition of businesses in Australia and New Zealand. Giles Turner,, "Just Eat Shares Fall Most in 20 Months Over Delivery Investment," 6 Mar. 2018 The National Rifle Association’s fundraising and charitable arm gave $10,827 in noncash assistance to the Douglas JROTC in 2016, according to the Associated Press. Lori Rozsa, Washington Post, "‘Selfless service’: JROTC remembers three slain in Florida high school shooting," 19 Feb. 2018

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1898, in the meaning defined above

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non·​cash | \ˌnän-ˈkash\

Legal Definition of noncash 

: being other than cash noncash income

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