non·​cred·​it | \ ˌnän-ˈkre-dət How to pronounce noncredit (audio) \

Definition of noncredit

: not offering credit toward a degree noncredit courses

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Recent Examples on the Web The decades-old program serves more than 2,000 people, many in their 70s and 80s, with free, noncredit classes tailored to that age group. Taylor Kate Brown,, "Bay Briefing: Oakland passed fee to fund new housing. After three years, it’s produced none," 10 Dec. 2019 CALIFORNIA -- Cal State plans to drop placement exams in math and English as well as noncredit remedial courses that more than 25,000 freshmen have been required to take each fall. --, "Today: What the Mueller Grand Jury Means," 4 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of noncredit

1965, in the meaning defined above

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“Noncredit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of noncredit

US : not able to be counted as one of the courses that you must take to get a degree from a college or university : not taken for credit (sense 7b)

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