nonfraternization

noun
non·​frat·​er·​ni·​za·​tion | \ ˌnän-ˌfra-tər-nə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce nonfraternization (audio) \

Definition of nonfraternization

: absence of fraternizing (as between coworkers or between soldiers and civilians) usually used before another nouna strict nonfraternization policy

Examples of nonfraternization in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The enforcement of the nonfraternization policy at the top of the McDonald’s C-suite nonetheless surprised at least one longtime Chicago employment lawyer. Robert Channick, chicagotribune.com, "‘A powerful message to men in powerful positions’: McDonald’s CEO ouster puts spotlight on company dating policies," 4 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of nonfraternization

circa 1870, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonfraternization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonfraternization. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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