noncompetitive

adjective non·com·pet·i·tive \ ˌnän-kəm-ˈpe-tə-tiv \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of noncompetitive

: not competitive : uncompetitive: such as
a : not suited for competition
  • a noncompetitive bid/price
  • a noncompetitive performance
b : not inclined towards or characterized by competition or rivalry
  • his noncompetitive nature
  • a noncompetitive job market
  • learning in a noncompetitive environment
c : not being, involving, or engaging in a competition or contest
  • noncompetitive recreational swimmers
  • a noncompetitive bike ride
  • … still must take a noncompetitive examination … before being named permanently to the post by the council.
  • —Richard V. Sabatini

First Known Use of noncompetitive

1850



Medical Dictionary

noncompetitive

adjective non·com·pet·i·tive \ -kəm-ˈpet-ət-iv \

medical Definition of noncompetitive

: involving or acting in inhibition of an enzyme by affecting its intrinsic catalytic activity rather than by competition with the substrate for the active site

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