nonparticipant

noun
non·​par·​tic·​i·​pant | \ ˌnän-pär-ˈti-sə-pənt How to pronounce nonparticipant (audio) , -pər- \
plural nonparticipants

Definition of nonparticipant

: one who does not participate in something … recent data show few differences in weight between food stamp participants and nonparticipants among women.— Michele Ver Ploeg et al. The activists drew support from passersby, with many nonparticipants voicing approval …— Brenna Smith

Examples of nonparticipant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Like Catholic University, also a nonparticipant, Trinity Washington is near the Brookland-CUA station on the Red Line. Washington Post, 4 Dec. 2021 For a nonparticipant, these arguments will seem crudely reductive. Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker, 5 Apr. 2021 Koch, who was listed as a nonparticipant, has been placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Daniel Oyefusi, baltimoresun.com, 30 Dec. 2020 University of Washington researchers found that clients had a nearly 40 percent lower chance of being charged with a felony compared with nonparticipants over the long term and far higher rates of being housed and employed. Author: Justin Jouvenal, Anchorage Daily News, 24 June 2019 University of Washington researchers found that clients had a nearly 40 percent lower chance of being charged with a felony compared with nonparticipants over the long term and far higher rates of being housed and employed. Author: Justin Jouvenal, Anchorage Daily News, 24 June 2019 University of Washington researchers found that clients had a nearly 40 percent lower chance of being charged with a felony compared with nonparticipants over the long term and far higher rates of being housed and employed. Author: Justin Jouvenal, Anchorage Daily News, 24 June 2019 University of Washington researchers found that clients had a nearly 40 percent lower chance of being charged with a felony compared with nonparticipants over the long term and far higher rates of being housed and employed. Author: Justin Jouvenal, Anchorage Daily News, 24 June 2019 University of Washington researchers found that clients had a nearly 40 percent lower chance of being charged with a felony compared with nonparticipants over the long term and far higher rates of being housed and employed. Author: Justin Jouvenal, Anchorage Daily News, 24 June 2019 See More

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First Known Use of nonparticipant

1864, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonparticipant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonparticipant. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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