non·​school | \ ˌnän-ˈskül How to pronounce nonschool (audio) \

Definition of nonschool

: not of, relating to, or being in school during nonschool hours nonschool athletics Why should kids "have to" drop out of school because of nonschool problems?— James M. Zimmerman

Examples of nonschool in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Fair Labor Standards Act bars minors from working before 7 a.m. or after 7 p.m. on school nights, working more than three hours on a school day or more than eight hours on a nonschool day. Sarah Hauer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "40 Wendy's and Fazoli's franchises in Wisconsin violated child labor laws, a federal investigation found," 20 Jan. 2020 Newtown High School and middle schools start at 8 a.m. and end at 2:32 p.m. and dealt with transportation issues and impacts on nonschool facilities. Mikaela Porter, Courant Community, "Final Presentation On West Hartford School Start Time Research Expected Tuesday," 1 May 2018

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First Known Use of nonschool

1850, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonschool.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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