nonroutine

adjective
non·​rou·​tine | \ ˌnän-rü-ˈtēn How to pronounce nonroutine (audio) \

Definition of nonroutine

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

Examples of nonroutine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, 7 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of nonroutine

1899, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonroutine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonroutine. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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