nonfamily

adjective
non·​fam·​i·​ly | \ ˌnän-ˈfam-lē How to pronounce nonfamily (audio) , -ˈfa-mə- \

Definition of nonfamily

1 : not of, relating to, or constituting a family nonfamily businesses/households a nonfamily member [=a person who is not a family member]
2 : not designed or suitable for both children and adults nonfamily entertainment … many nonfamily restaurants allow smoking throughout the restaurant …Fodorʼs Japan

First Known Use of nonfamily

1858, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Nonfamily.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonfamily. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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