non·​na·​tion·​al ˌnän-ˈnash-nəl How to pronounce nonnational (audio)
: not of or relating to a nation : not national
nonnational groups
nonnational issues
nonnational noun
plural nonnationals
New Zealand cannot compel any nonnational, be he prince, consort or commoner, to pay support unless he sets foot on New Zealand soil. Mark Goodman

Examples of nonnational in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Robinson’s words ring true with a number of women who paid their dues in the Chicago Golden Gloves (the longest-running and largest nonnational amateur boxing event in America). Darcel Rockett, Chicago Tribune, 12 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonnational was in 1890

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“Nonnational.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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