non·​ed·​u·​ca·​tion·​al ˌnän-ˌe-jə-ˈkā-shnəl How to pronounce noneducational (audio)
variants or noneducation
: 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 Indiana is one of the few states that allow noneducational governmental agencies, such as the Indianapolis mayor’s office, to authorize charter schools. Caroline Beck, IndyStar, 4 May 2023 Recommendations depend on a child’s age: Kids between the ages of 2 and 5 should not watch more than one hour of noneducational programming per weekday, according to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Daniel Bortz, Washington Post, 23 Mar. 2023 Work groups established by Harford County Public Schools General Counsel Kimberly Neal examined the best practices of other school systems in Maryland as well as those of other noneducational boards and councils to establish guidelines for making policy revisions. Tony Roberts, Baltimore Sun, 23 Aug. 2022 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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Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noneducational was in 1840

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“Noneducational.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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