non·​eco·​nom·​ic | \ ˌnän-ˌe-kə-ˈnä-mik How to pronounce noneconomic (audio) , -ˌē-kə- \

Definition of noneconomic

: not economic especially : having no economic importance or implication

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Recent Examples on the Web In the past decade, many executives, like the country at large, have moved in Democrats’ direction on noneconomic issues such as immigration, race, gay and transgender rights, and climate. Greg Ip And Ken Thomas, WSJ, "Business on Biden: Not So Bad, Given the Alternatives," 25 Oct. 2020 No previous election has featured an incumbent running amid an abrupt election-year economic collapse, stemming from noneconomic factors, along with a strong stock market. Dan Mclaughlin, National Review, "Where the 2020 Presidential Election Stands," 3 Sep. 2020 Under Wisconsin law, wrongful death cases involving adults are capped at $350,000 for noneconomic damages, such as loss of companionship. John Diedrich, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Tashonna Ward died after waiting at Froedtert Hospital ER. She wasn't the only patient whose care was delayed.," 25 Feb. 2020 Haji’s parents are seeking a jury trial and noneconomic damages of $5.8 million. oregonlive, "Parents of Portland man who died in apartment fire file $6M lawsuit," 13 Feb. 2020 The suit seeks $250,000 in noneconomic damages for the physical pain and emotional anguish the teenager suffered, and attorneys’ fees and costs. oregonlive, "Father sues Redmond police over Taser stun gun use on 14-year-old son," 17 Jan. 2020 The plaintiff is also seeking noneconomic damages in excess of $950,000. Sarah Min, CBS News, "Transgender worker suing Nike for $1.1 million cites pronoun abuses," 20 Dec. 2019 Officially, union leaders and Ford opened discussions July 15 and have been talking in subcommittees about noneconomic issues while the UAW hammered out the full deal with GM. Jamie L. Lareau, Detroit Free Press, "Ford, UAW reach tentative agreement on labor contract in 3 days," 31 Oct. 2019 On Tuesday, a federal jury awarded Sponer $101,000 in noneconomic damages, finding Wells Fargo Bank negligently and willfully violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act. oregonlive, "Jury awards $101,000 to Portland man who sued Wells Fargo for not fixing credit report due to ID theft," 3 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of noneconomic

1856, in the meaning defined above

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5 Nov 2020

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“Noneconomic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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