nonroutine

adjective
non·rou·tine | \ˌnän-rü-ˈtēn \

Definition of nonroutine 

: not routine : not of a commonplace or repetitious character a nonroutine situation an extended shutdown necessary for nonroutine repairs

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Job growth will likely come from nonroutine positions, according to a report by professors from Duke University and the University of British Columbia. Ally Marotti, chicagotribune.com, "Will your next new co-worker be a robot? Automation is hitting office jobs in Chicago," 7 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of nonroutine

1899, in the meaning defined above

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