non·​crit·​i·​cal | \ ˌnän-ˈkri-ti-kəl How to pronounce noncritical (audio) \

Definition of noncritical

: not critical: such as
a : not marked by or given to criticism a supportive, noncritical family/environment
b : not indispensable or vital noncritical components of the aircraft

Examples of noncritical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In case of a gas shortage, the contingency plan stipulates a gradual reduction of consumption that will first affect noncritical industries. Bojan Pancevski, WSJ, 30 Mar. 2022 Deploy an open-source solution specifically on one noncritical data flow to assess its value and provide version control to data flows, similar to Git. Adi Polak, Forbes, 26 May 2022 The driver of the ambulance and one passenger were taken to Baptist Health Hardin with noncritical injuries, according to state police. Caleb Stultz, The Courier-Journal, 1 June 2022 Nine people were rushed in ambulances to Regional One Health in Memphis; five of them were in noncritical condition and four were critical, according to the hospital. Washington Post, 24 Sep. 2021 The precautionary principle would suggest avoiding noncritical uses of PFAS in general. Kathryn Rodgers, The Conversation, 4 May 2022 Teladoc, which provides remote medical appointments, saw rapid growth at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic as hospitals sought to limit in-person services for noncritical health issues. Joseph De Avila, WSJ, 28 Apr. 2022 The woman who was hit, a 22-year-old who works nearby, was taken to Harborview Medical Center with noncritical injuries. David Kroman, Anchorage Daily News, 19 Apr. 2022 Steve Harrison, with Central Emergency Medical Services, said the ambulance service took the man to an area hospital with what Harrison said were noncritical injuries. Tom Sissom, Arkansas Online, 4 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of noncritical

1838, in the meaning defined above

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“Noncritical.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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