nonsensitive

adjective
non·​sen·​si·​tive | \ ˌnän-ˈsen(t)-sə-tiv How to pronounce nonsensitive (audio) , -ˈsen(t)s-təv \

Definition of nonsensitive

: not sensitive: such as
a : not requiring special protection oil production on nonsensitive public land
b : not involving or related to matters requiring special care or secrecy nonsensitive data works in a nonsensitive administrative position

Examples of nonsensitive in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Companies have submitted more than 120 applications to the Commerce Department to supply certain nonsensitive products to Huawei, but no applications have yet been approved. New York Times, 11 Sep. 2019 The New York Times also reported that the Trump administration is granting licenses for some U.S. companies to sell nonsensitive supplies to Chinese telecom giant Huawei. NBC News, 10 Oct. 2019 And his administration is considering granting waivers that would allow American companies like Google and Micron Technology to sell nonsensitive goods like handset components that are widely available on the international market to Huawei. Keith Bradsher, BostonGlobe.com, 29 July 2019 And his administration is considering granting waivers that would allow American companies like Google and Micron Technology to sell Huawei nonsensitive goods like handset components that are widely available on the international market. New York Times, 29 July 2019 For those nonsensitive types who are looking for something a little more zingy, there are solid options containing baking soda. Chioma Nnadi, Vogue, 23 May 2018 That figure almost certainly includes Russian nationals working at the embassy, usually in nonsensitive jobs. The New York Times, NOLA.com, 31 July 2017 That figure almost certainly includes Russian nationals working at the embassy, usually in nonsensitive jobs. David E. Sanger, Alaska Dispatch News, 31 July 2017 That figure almost certainly includes Russian nationals working at the embassy, usually in nonsensitive jobs. David E. Sanger, New York Times, 30 July 2017

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First Known Use of nonsensitive

1836, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonsensitive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonsensitive. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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nonsensitive

adjective
non·​sen·​si·​tive | \ -ˈsen(t)-sət-iv How to pronounce nonsensitive (audio) \

Medical Definition of nonsensitive

: not sensitive

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