nonpermissive

adjective
non·​per·​mis·​sive | \ ˌnän-pər-ˈmi-siv How to pronounce nonpermissive (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonpermissive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonpermissive. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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nonpermissive

adjective
non·​per·​mis·​sive | \ ˌnän-pər-ˈmis-iv How to pronounce nonpermissive (audio) \

Medical Definition of nonpermissive

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

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