non·​pro·​gram·​mer | \ ˌnän-ˈprō-ˌgra-mər How to pronounce nonprogrammer (audio) , -grə-\
plural nonprogrammers

Definition of nonprogrammer

: someone who is not a computer programmer an introduction to computer science for nonprogrammers

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While there will be some work, for most nonprogrammers work will be insecure and unreliable. Eduardo Porter And Farhad Manjoo, New York Times, "A Future Without Jobs? Two Views of the Changing Work Force," 8 Mar. 2016

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1967, in the meaning defined above

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