non·​fi·​nan·​cial | \ ˌnän-fə-ˈnan(t)-shəl How to pronounce nonfinancial (audio) , -fī- \

Definition of nonfinancial

: 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

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Recent Examples on the Web During the pandemic, however, profit margins of nonfinancial corporations have surged, according to BEA, rising 4.1 percentage points. Calvin Schnure, Forbes, 20 Jan. 2022 During the early days of Covid-19, the Fed made emergency loans to large nonfinancial corporations, as well as to state and local governments. Alexander William Salter And Daniel J. Smith, WSJ, 25 Mar. 2021 And this would include financial and non-financial conditions, but public safety is considered a nonfinancial condition. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 26 May 2022 Structured differently and taking a more diverse approach than their predecessors, many of these investment strategies are fulfilling their own dual mandate to balance nonfinancial and financial goals alike. Martin Jarzebowski, Forbes, 3 May 2022 Transformative innovation uses a careful equation of financial and nonfinancial measures. Mohan Nair, Forbes, 25 Apr. 2022 The nonfinancial aspects of retirement are critical. Bob Carlson, Forbes, 28 Jan. 2022 Capital spending by big nonfinancial companies globally declined about 4% in 2020 after increasing about 2% in 2019, S&P Global Ratings said. Kristin Broughton, WSJ, 10 Jan. 2022 Meanwhile, nonfinancial companies and smaller institutions such as regional banks are in varying stages of picking a replacement rate and updating their systems to handle the switch, analysts say. Mark Maurer, WSJ, 30 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of nonfinancial

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonfinancial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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