nonparticipation

noun
non·​par·​tic·​i·​pa·​tion | \ ˌnän-(ˌ)pär-ˌti-sə-ˈpā-shən How to pronounce nonparticipation (audio) , -pər- \

Definition of nonparticipation

: an absence or lack of participation nonparticipation in the voting process … none of that justifies inaction and nonparticipation.— Rosetta Miller-Perry

Examples of nonparticipation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Without correction for nonparticipation by hunters who bought a license but did not pursue birds this spring, the 2022 statewide success rate was 17.7%, compared with 16.9% in 2021. Paul A. Smith, Journal Sentinel, 11 June 2022 That, of course, would have changed this nonparticipation pact. Isaac Chotiner, The New Yorker, 8 June 2022 Trump aides had rolled back rules, initially easing policies regarding whole grain, nonfat milk and sodium, citing food waste and nonparticipation as key rationales. Arkansas Online, 5 Feb. 2022 Trump aides had rolled back rules, initially easing policies regarding whole grain, nonfat milk and sodium, citing food waste and nonparticipation as key rationales. Arkansas Online, 5 Feb. 2022 Trump aides had rolled back rules, initially easing policies regarding whole grain, nonfat milk and sodium, citing food waste and nonparticipation as key rationales. Arkansas Online, 5 Feb. 2022 Trump aides had rolled back rules, initially easing policies regarding whole grain, nonfat milk and sodium, citing food waste and nonparticipation as key rationales. Arkansas Online, 5 Feb. 2022 This article was updated on Feb. 25 to include information about Russia’s nonparticipation in Eurovision. David Meyer, Fortune, 25 Feb. 2022 Trump aides had rolled back rules, initially easing policies regarding whole grain, nonfat milk and sodium, citing food waste and nonparticipation as key rationales. Arkansas Online, 5 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of nonparticipation

1832, in the meaning defined above

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13 Jun 2022

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“Nonparticipation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonparticipation. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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