non·​se·​cure ˌnän-si-ˈkyu̇r How to pronounce nonsecure (audio)
: not free from danger or risk of loss : not secure
nonsecure servers
nonsecure residential facilities

Examples of nonsecure in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Letters and packages should be removed from nonsecure mailboxes as close to delivery as possible. Evan Frank, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 29 Aug. 2019 This allowed the North to exploit largely nonsecure internet connections and maintain a degree of plausible deniability. David E. Sanger, David D. Kirkpatrick and Nicole Perlroth, New York Times, 15 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonsecure was in 1943

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“Nonsecure.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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