non·​re·​cur·​ring ˌnän-ri-ˈkər-iŋ How to pronounce nonrecurring (audio)
: nonrecurrent
specifically : unlikely to happen again
used of financial transactions that affect a profit and loss statement abnormally

Examples of nonrecurring in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Housing Forward also shared data about the homeless response system’s effectiveness at rehousing people, which has a goal of making homelessness rare, brief and nonrecurring. Leah Waters, Dallas News, 14 Apr. 2023 The companies are asking the government to exclude extraordinary events such as nonrecurring, one-time sales of businesses when determining whether companies are subject to the minimum tax. Jennifer Williams-Alvarez, WSJ, 30 Mar. 2023 The district is asking voters to approve a nonrecurring operational referendum that would exceed the district's revenue limit by $1.1 million for the 2023-24 school year, $1.2 million for the 2024-25 school year and $1.3 million for the 2025-26 school year, for a total of $3.6 million. Alec Johnson, Journal Sentinel, 22 Mar. 2023 Shorewood The Shorewood School Board in January agreed to go to voters in April to seek additional funds for a nonrecurring operational referendum. Alec Johnson, Journal Sentinel, 1 Mar. 2023 Some plans have fixed or variable rates, recurring and nonrecurring charges, taxes and other fees contributing to the bill. Dallas News, 2 Aug. 2022 Per-share earnings were $1.45 after excluding nonrecurring items, which was far short of the $2.04 Wall Street was looking for, according to a poll by Zacks Investment Research., 23 Oct. 2019 Now, CHS is asking the Florida Legislature to invest a $2.5 million nonrecurring appropriation to expand implementation and evaluation of CaseAIM. Michael J. Shaver,, 28 Apr. 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1864, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonrecurring was circa 1864

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“Nonrecurring.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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