non·​con·​sum·​er ˌnän-kən-ˈsü-mər How to pronounce nonconsumer (audio)
: a person or thing that is not a consumer
especially : a person who does not consume or utilize a particular good or service
nonconsumers of dairy/tobacco products
: a group or organization (such as a business or government) that consumes a good or service : a non-individual consumer
services aimed at nonconsumers
often used before another noun
nonconsumer sales/products

Examples of nonconsumer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Within a year Zander was out, and Brown, who had run Motorola’s nonconsumer businesses before being elevated to Zander’s No. 2, was in. Bystephen Gandel, Fortune, 8 June 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of nonconsumer was in 1832

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Cite this Entry

“Nonconsumer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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