nonexclusive

adjective
non·​ex·​clu·​sive | \ ˌnän-ik-ˈsklü-siv How to pronounce nonexclusive (audio) , -ziv \

Definition of nonexclusive

: not exclusive a nonexclusive club So when he was courted in 1984 for "Miami Vice," [Edward James] Olmos held out until he got a nonexclusive contract. Which came in handy when he wanted to make "Stand and Deliver."— David Mills

Examples of nonexclusive in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Well, there are basically two nonexclusive possibilities: 1. Andy Larsen, The Salt Lake Tribune, 2 Dec. 2021 Moderna also used patent and nonexclusive rights that the government made available to the company to make this Covid-19 vaccine. Carrie Teicher, STAT, 5 Nov. 2021 DraftKings will be licensing the podcast to many different distributors on a nonexclusive basis, which was also a selling point for Mr. Le Batard, who wants the podcast to be heard by as many fans as possible, one of the people said. Benjamin Mullin, WSJ, 27 Apr. 2021 Amazon had been paying $75 million a year for nonexclusive streaming rights for Thursday games. Stephen Battaglio Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 18 Mar. 2021 As part of the nonexclusive agreement, the companies hope to develop a therapy that allows for less frequent dosing, compared with the current once-daily treatments available to HIV patients. Washington Post, 15 Mar. 2021 Exclusive and nonexclusive franchise players have until July 15 to reach a long-term deal; they’re otherwise prohibited from signing an extension until after the season. Jonas Shaffer, baltimoresun.com, 23 Feb. 2021 Netflix and HBO Max reportedly got streaming rights to the series in the U.S. through a nonexclusive deal with ViacomCBS, which owns Comedy Central. Nardine Saad, Los Angeles Times, 15 Dec. 2020 Netflix and HBO Max got streaming rights to the series in the U.S. through a nonexclusive deal with ViacomCBS, which owns Comedy Central, the Hollywood Reporter said last month. Christie D’zurilla Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 24 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of nonexclusive

1845, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonexclusive was in 1845

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4 Dec 2021

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“Nonexclusive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonexclusive. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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