nonconstruction

adjective

non·​con·​struc·​tion ˌnän-kən-ˈstrək-shən How to pronounce nonconstruction (audio)
: not of, relating to, or involving the construction industry
nonconstruction costs/activities
nonconstruction jobs

Word History

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonconstruction was in 1945

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Cite this Entry

“Nonconstruction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonconstruction. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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