noncompetitor

noun non·com·pet·i·tor \ ˌnän-kəm-ˈpe-tə-tər \

Definition of noncompetitor

plural noncompetitors
: 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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