nonmanual

adjective

non·​man·​u·​al ˌnän-ˈman-yə-wəl How to pronounce nonmanual (audio)
-yəl,
-yü-əl
: not requiring or involving the hands or physical labor : not manual
nonmanual jobs/workers

Examples of nonmanual in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The notion that businesses should care about happiness arose with the increase of nonmanual jobs, said Alex Edmans, a finance professor at London Business School. New York Times, 16 May 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonmanual was in 1912

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“Nonmanual.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonmanual. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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