noncontributory

adjective
non·​con·​trib·​u·​to·​ry | \ˌnän-kən-ˈtri-byə-ˌtȯr-ē \

Definition of noncontributory 

: making or involving no contribution: such as

a : involving, relating to, or being an employee benefit (such as a pension plan) which is entirely funded by the employer with no contribution from the employee a noncontributory pension noncontributory life insurance plans

b : making no contribution to a medical diagnosis A 52-year-old otherwise healthy man presented with a 11/2-month history of blisters on the sun-exposed areas of his face and dorsa of his hands. … Medical history was noncontributory; there was no family history of blistering disorders.JAMA

First Known Use of noncontributory

1907, in the meaning defined above

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noncontributory

adjective
non·​con·​trib·​u·​to·​ry | \-kən-ˈtrib-yə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr- \

Medical Definition of noncontributory 

: making no contribution to a medical diagnosis the patient's past history was noncontributory

noncontributory

adjective
non·​con·​trib·​u·​to·​ry | \ˌnän-kən-ˈtri-byə-ˌtōr-ē\

Legal Definition of noncontributory 

: making or involving no contribution specifically : involving, relating to, or being an employee benefit plan (as a pension plan) in which the employer pays the entire cost

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