non·​re·​fund·​able | \ ˌnän-ri-ˈfən-də-bəl How to pronounce nonrefundable (audio) \

Definition of nonrefundable

: not subject to refunding or being refunded a nonrefundable bond a nonrefundable fee

Examples of nonrefundable in a Sentence

The tickets are nonrefundable unless the show is canceled.

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For those interested in being a vendor at the event, the cost is $25 per space and is nonrefundable. Shiela Johnson,, "North Carroll: 15-year-old Eagle Scout candidate collecting donations for NESAP; bocce results," 31 July 2019 The application fees for Global Entry and TSA PreCheck, which cover background checks and other processing costs, are nonrefundable. Dawn Gilbertson, USA TODAY, "Renewing or applying for airport fast pass Global Entry? Brace for lengthy delays," 3 Sep. 2019 On June 21, the debtor agreed to drop the price to $13.1 million in exchange for an additional $100,000 nonrefundable deposit from Windmill. Patrick Danner,, "Efforts to sell bankrupt San Antonio office complex near an end," 31 July 2019 This includes a successful background check and paying a nonrefundable application fee of $250. Charlotte Carroll,, "NCAA Ups Criteria for Agents of Players Testing NBA Draft Waters," 6 Aug. 2019 All entries must be completed by 11:59 p.m. Aug. 31 and must be accompanied by a $15 nonrefundable application fee. Baltimore Sun Staff,, "Black bear hunting lottery applications being accepted by DNR," 16 July 2019 Curry Hammock State Park Campground Florida Keys, Fla. Open: Year round Cost: $36 plus a nonrefundable $6.70 reservation fee. Washington Post, "The country’s eight most beautiful campgrounds," 12 July 2019 Many pet-friendly hotels charge a nonrefundable deposit for felines, from $50-$100 per stay. Kelsey Ogletree, WSJ, "Dogs vs. Cats: Why Pet-Friendly Hotels Are Warming to Felines," 24 June 2019 Fares start at $79 one way for a nonrefundable ticket. Melissa Yeager, azcentral, "$79 to fly on a private jet? JetSuiteX offers flights from Phoenix to Vegas, California," 5 June 2019

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First Known Use of nonrefundable

1963, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of nonrefundable

of something you buy : not allowed to be returned in exchange for the money you paid
of a payment : not to be returned

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