nonpermissive

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adjective non·per·mis·sive \ ˌnän-pər-ˈmi-siv \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of nonpermissive

:not permissive: such as
a :not granting or tending to grant permission :not indulgent
  • nonpermissive parents
  • nonpermissive sexual attitudes
b :not supporting growth or genetic replication (as of a virus)
  • a nonpermissive host cell
  • nonpermissive temperatures

First Known Use of nonpermissive

1949


Medical Dictionary

nonpermissive

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adjective non·per·mis·sive \ ˌnän-pər-ˈmis-iv \

medical Definition of nonpermissive

:not supporting growth or genetic replication (as of a virus)
  • nonpermissive host cells
  • nonpermissive temperatures

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