nonrepayable

adjective
non·​re·​pay·​able | \ ˌnän-(ˌ)rē-ˈpā-ə-bəl How to pronounce nonrepayable (audio) \

Definition of nonrepayable

: not able to be repaid a nonrepayable grant

Examples of nonrepayable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Movement Mortgage, a top 10 retail home lender, has just introduced a financing option that provides eligible first-time buyers with a nonrepayable grant of up to 3 percent. Kenneth R. Harney, chicagotribune.com, "Zero-down payment mortgages are back," 13 June 2017

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First Known Use of nonrepayable

1891, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonrepayable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonrepayable. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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