non·​pub·​lic | \ ˌnän-ˈpə-blik How to pronounce nonpublic (audio) \

Definition of nonpublic

: not public nonpublic areas nonpublic information grants for nonpublic schools

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Recent Examples on the Web Public companies sometimes disclose the plans to mitigate the perception that executives are trading on nonpublic information. Dave Michaels, WSJ, 7 June 2021 While accreditation is voluntary for nonpublic schools, it is required to participate in the state’s private school voucher program. Arika Herron, The Indianapolis Star, 3 June 2021 Cahill will also pore over a pre-sentence investigation report, which is usually nonpublic. Amy Forliti, Chron, 12 May 2021 Arkansas can make up to $22.8 million available to nonpublic schools. Cynthia Howell, Arkansas Online, 17 Apr. 2021 Different employees may have different expectations, and a reputable consultant will have agreed to keep nonpublic information confidential. New York Times, 6 Apr. 2021 According to people familiar with the matter, speaking on the condition of anonymity to describe nonpublic details of the case, the person who discarded the ballots was thought to have an intellectual disability. Matt Zapotosky, Anchorage Daily News, 15 Jan. 2021 Trading on material nonpublic information isn’t prohibited by U.S. commodities laws. Dylan Tokar, WSJ, 22 Dec. 2020 The temporary ban on sports has extended to K-12 public schools, nonpublic schools, private schools and sports at the club, travel, recreational and intramural levels. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 31 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of nonpublic

1865, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonpublic was in 1865

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10 Jun 2021

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“Nonpublic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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