non·​cash | \ ˌnän-ˈkash How to pronounce noncash (audio) \

Definition of noncash

: not being cash noncash gifts

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On July 1, Mississippi implemented a state law prohibiting its Department of Human Services from using noncash benefits in other programs to trigger food stamp eligibility. Washington Post, "Trump proposal seeks to crack down on food stamp ‘loophole’," 28 July 2019 On July 1, Mississippi implemented a state law prohibiting its Department of Human Services from using noncash benefits in other programs to trigger food stamp eligibility. David A. Lieb,, "Trump proposal seeks to crack down on food stamp ‘loophole’ previously encouraged under Obama administration," 27 July 2019 The consumption and income data available in the U.S. are both subject to error, but the consumption data provide more information than income data to impute noncash housing benefits and the service flow from vehicle and home ownership. Dylan Matthews, Vox, "How many Americans live on $2 a day? The biggest debate in poverty research, explained.," 5 June 2019 The 2017 results reflected a noncash loss related to the spinoff of the company’s radio business. Micah Maidenberg, WSJ, "CBS Gets Ready to Press for New NFL Deal," 14 Feb. 2019 This approach, which captures the effect of noncash programs and accounts for the known bias in the CPI-U, demonstrates clearly that there is much less material deprivation than there was decades ago. Bruce D. Meyer And, WSJ, "Hardly Anyone Wants to Admit America Is Beating Poverty," 6 Aug. 2018 The administration broadens the current definition to noncash assistance for food, housing and health care, which immigrants can legally use, and would apply not just to people currently in the country but those seeking to enter legally. Alex Leary, WSJ, "Business Leaders Voice Concern About Trump Plan to Crack Down on Immigrants Using Public Benefits," 6 Dec. 2018 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

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First Known Use of noncash

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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