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 Portman said three other nonpublic actions have also been taken by U.S. authorities in the foreign-funding arena. Jerry Dunleavy, Washington Examiner, "'Just scratching the surface': Rob Portman bill aims to expose and prevent Chinese theft of US research," 18 June 2020 Of that amount, $36,376 is designated for nonpublic schools in Strongsville, Anagnostou said. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, "Strongsville, Brecksville-Broadview Heights, North Royalton schools each hit with state funding cuts exceeding $1 million," 18 May 2020 The 2012 Stock Act prohibits Congress from trading on nonpublic information. The Editorial Board, WSJ, "Why Senators Shouldn’t Pick Stocks," 15 May 2020 Under the STOCK Act of 2012, members of Congress are prohibited from using nonpublic information gained through their positions to trade stocks. Rey Mashayekhi, Fortune, "As probe into Senate stock sales heats up, Richard Burr steps down as Senate Intel committee chair," 14 May 2020 The onus would fall on investigators to prove that the senator specifically acted on nonpublic information gained through his position. Rey Mashayekhi, Fortune, "Blind trusts, inside information and the ‘mosaic theory’: Why charging members of Congress with insider trading is so fraught," 23 Apr. 2020 Frontier also said: In part, the redacted information includes nonpublic information about Frontier's broadband business—over which the Commission explicitly has no jurisdiction under state law. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, "Frontier bungles redaction of network audit that it doesn’t want you to see," 9 Apr. 2020 Minors living out of state and residents attending nonpublic schools or career and technical programs would no longer have to seek work permits from Indiana schools. Alexandria Burris, Indianapolis Star, "Your teen could work more hours in Indiana if this bill passes," 27 Feb. 2020 Earlier this week, after the maintenance worker tested positive, all nonpublic jail facilities were temporarily shut down to conduct a thorough decontamination. Emilie Eaton,, "First inmate at jail in downtown San Antonio tests positive for coronavirus," 10 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of nonpublic

1865, in the meaning defined above

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21 Jun 2020

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“Nonpublic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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