non·​ed·​u·​ca·​tion·​al | \ ˌnän-ˌe-jə-ˈkā-shnəl How to pronounce noneducational (audio) , -shə-nᵊl \
variants: or noneducation \ ˌnän-​ˌe-​jə-​ˈkā-​shən How to pronounce noneducational (audio) \

Definition of noneducational

: not relating to or concerned with the process of educating or the field of education : not educational working in noneducational fields noneducation majors noneducational television programming

Examples of noneducational in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Another bill, Pol said, would be to create an interim study committee to look at noneducational professionals in school districts — like bus drivers, cafeteria workers and technicians — to look at their wages, benefits and workplace conditions. Alexandra Kukulka,, 26 Nov. 2021 The Birmingham Industrial Development Board last month agreed to abate noneducational ad valorem and sales and use taxes for 10 years for the project. William Thornton |, al, 22 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of noneducational

1840, in the meaning defined above

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“Noneducational.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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