nonearning

adjective
non·​earn·​ing | \ ˌnän-ˈər-niŋ How to pronounce nonearning (audio) \

Definition of nonearning

1 : not yielding financial returns nonearning assets
2 : not earning an income from capital or labor nonearning spouses

First Known Use of nonearning

1900, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Nonearning.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonearning. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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