non·​fi·​nan·​cial ˌnän-fə-ˈnan(t)-shəl How to pronounce nonfinancial (audio)
: not of or relating to finance or financiers : not financial
rarely argued about nonfinancial matters
For the first time in eight years, the balance sheets of nonfinancial corporations will end the year with more equity relative to debt than they had when the year started.Fred R. Bleakley

Examples of nonfinancial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Under the new misdemeanor schedule, almost all defendants will either be cited and released, or freed without bail after their case is reviewed by a judge, who can institute other nonfinancial conditions of release such as electronic monitoring or home supervision by probation officials. James Queally, Los Angeles Times, 19 July 2023 What’s happening: A new report from Moody’s Investors Service finds that nonfinancial companies’ corporate cash declined 12% last year to $2 trillion. Nicole Goodkind, CNN, 28 June 2023 In other words, by cracking down on tokens, the SEC is effectively banning an entire industry and all its nonfinancial use cases. Leo Schwartz, Fortune Crypto, 17 May 2023 McKinsey research found that nonfinancial recognition drives more than half of employee engagement. Anna Barnhill, Forbes, 23 Mar. 2023 As rich people tend to do for obvious reasons, Americans will labor mightily to make a financial issue out of a nonfinancial one, and so the question of U.S. aid to Israel — a poorly understood and often misrepresented issue — returns periodically to prominence. Kevin D. Williamson, National Review, 14 May 2021 Companies that don’t give much nonfinancial data should be treated with particular caution. Rochelle Toplensky, WSJ, 15 Oct. 2020 The world's largest nonfinancial companies had a record $6.85 trillion in cash on their balance sheets as of the end of the second quarter, according to data from S&P Global Ratings. Cnn Business, CNN, 18 Aug. 2021 Practically, this means identifying key stakeholders and working closely with them to connect stakeholders' mission-critical priorities to D&A initiatives, detailing financial and nonfinancial stakeholder outcomes and impacts to get a complete value story. Mike Bugembe, Forbes, 23 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonfinancial was in 1930

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“Nonfinancial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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