non·​mem·​ber ˌnän-ˈmem-bər How to pronounce nonmember (audio)
plural nonmembers
: a person or thing that is not a member
The event is open to nonmembers as well.
Admission is $15 for nonmembers.
often used before another noun
nonmember nationsnonmember prices

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Admission price is $120 for members and $140 for nonmembers; includes breakfast and a copy of the 2023 North County Indicators report. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 May 2023 The tour will include a talk about the history of Bay View by historian John Gurda at St. Lucas Lutheran Church, 2605 S. Kinnickinnic Ave. Tickets: $30 for members of Historic Milwaukee, $40 for nonmembers, $15 for volunteers. Joanne Kempinger Demski, Journal Sentinel, 4 May 2023 After Hours at the Speed is free for members, with a $20 entre fee for nonmembers. Ana Rocío Álvarez Bríñez, The Courier-Journal, 21 Apr. 2023 Some member states, including Poland and the Baltic states, as well as nonmember Ukraine, have urged the EU to move toward a full energy import ban, including gas. Laurence Norman, WSJ, 4 May 2022 Admission is free for members daily, nonmembers every Thursday evening from 5-8 p.m. and for all during opening weekend, June 23-25. Haadiza Ogwude, The Enquirer, 8 May 2023 The series costs $60 for Arboretum members and $80 for nonmembers; register online here. Los Angeles Times, 16 Feb. 2023 For example, the matter might involve the imposition of use tax on amenities purchased by nonmember casino patrons, or an excise tax on a casino’s construction or renovation by non-Native contractors. Roxanne Bland, Forbes, 15 Apr. 2021 In a memo sent to tour members obtained by CBS News, Monahan said that even if players resigned from the tour ahead of the first LIV Golf Invitational outside London, they will not be allowed to play PGA Tour events as a nonmember by getting a sponsor exemption. CBS News, 9 June 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1635, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonmember was in 1635

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“Nonmember.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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