nonconsuming

adjective
non·​con·​sum·​ing | \ ˌnän-kən-ˈsü-miŋ How to pronounce nonconsuming (audio) \

Definition of nonconsuming

: not consuming something studied attitudes toward alcohol in a nonconsuming population especially : not being a consumer of a particular good or service … thought they saw a growth opportunity in the significant proportion of American households that did not yet own a computer. … We suspect that there just werenʼt any jobs needing to get done in those nonconsuming households … — Clayton Christensen et al.

First Known Use of nonconsuming

1815, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonconsuming.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonconsuming. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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