nonsecure

adjective
non·​se·​cure | \ ˌnän-si-ˈkyu̇r How to pronounce nonsecure (audio) , -ˈkyər \

Definition of nonsecure

: 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, "Hartland industrial park businesses have lost up to tens of thousands of dollars through mail thefts, police say," 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, "The World Once Laughed at North Korean Cyberpower. No More.," 15 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of nonsecure

1943, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonsecure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonsecure. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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