nonmanufacturing

adjective

non·​man·​u·​fac·​tur·​ing ˌnän-ˌman-yə-ˈfak-chə-riŋ How to pronounce nonmanufacturing (audio)
ˌma-nə-,
-ˈfak-shriŋ
: not of or relating to the process of making wares by hand or by machinery : not of or relating to manufacturing
nonmanufacturing industries/jobs

Word History

First Known Use

1788, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonmanufacturing was in 1788

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Cite this Entry

“Nonmanufacturing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonmanufacturing. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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