non·​per·​son·​al | \ ˌnän-ˈpərs-nəl How to pronounce nonpersonal (audio) , -ˈpər-sə-nəl \

Definition of nonpersonal

: not personal nonpersonal services nonpersonal information

Examples of nonpersonal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The coverage of nonpersonal data has huge ramifications for businesses. Ursula Morgenstern, Forbes, 21 Oct. 2021 Despite the early fears of some Giants fans, the team has not become a nonpersonal analytic equation. Ann Killion, San Francisco Chronicle, 7 Oct. 2021 Creating nonpersonal email addresses for topics, teams or projects can remove the expectation that a particular person is going to respond, removing the sting from delay. Laura Vanderkam, WSJ, 4 Mar. 2021 Anonymization methods to make data nonpersonal include using encryption to make data only available to anyone with a decryption key, or masking sensitive details with a hash, or unrelated value, which makes it unreadable. Catherine Stupp, WSJ, 10 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of nonpersonal

1883, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonpersonal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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