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 Kemp spokesperson Katie Byrd said that because of federal requirements for spending the money, Georgia has $59.7 million left over in the nonpublic school account. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 1 Aug. 2022 The agency is pursuing a number of nonpublic investigations into ed tech companies, said Juliana Gruenwald Henderson, an F.T.C. spokeswoman. New York Times, 31 July 2022 LibsofTikTok, which is known for sharing videos of drag performers, teachers and other nonpublic figures talking about LGBTQ issues that generate outrage. Jo Yurcaba, NBC News, 28 July 2022 The council is holding a public meeting to discuss the issue Wednesday night, starting with a nonpublic session to talk about possible litigation. Globe Staff,, 20 July 2022 Authorities had accused the company of gathering nonpublic data about independent merchants to inform its own product offerings, and unfairly using Amazon Prime to force sellers to use its logistics business. Adam Satariano,, 14 July 2022 Stelter asked if any Chinese Communist Party members has seen nonpublic TikTok user data. Ramishah Maruf, CNN, 3 July 2022 The Clinton campaign and DNC are asserting privilege over communications between Fusion and Rodney Joffe, a tech executive, who the Durham team says used his position to access nonpublic internet data to produce allegations against Mr. Trump. Kimberley A. Strassel, WSJ, 21 Apr. 2022 Reg FD was introduced in 2000 to prevent a limited group of individuals from unfairly getting first peek at material nonpublic information that might affect share prices of public companies. Ryan Blanch, Forbes, 11 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of nonpublic

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonpublic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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