non·​com·​pet·​i·​tor | \ ˌnän-kəm-ˈpe-tə-tər How to pronounce noncompetitor (audio) \
plural noncompetitors

Definition of noncompetitor

: one that does not compete : a person, company, etc., that is not a competitor About 600 to 700 attendees are expected to attend along with hundreds of noncompetitors, guests, and officials.— Jeanne Muchnick … resisted the commission's suggestion that it sell a stake to a competitor, instead offering … to sell up to 19.9 percent of the aviation financing business to a noncompetitor.— Andrew Ross Sorkin and Paul Meller

First Known Use of noncompetitor

1851, in the meaning defined above

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“Noncompetitor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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