nonsocialist

adjective
non·​so·​cial·​ist | \ ˌnän-ˈsō-sh(ə-)list How to pronounce nonsocialist (audio) \

Definition of nonsocialist

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: not advocating, practicing, or characterized by socialism nonsocialist nations

nonsocialist

noun
plural nonsocialists

Definition of nonsocialist (Entry 2 of 2)

: one who does not advocate or practice socialism : one who is not a socialist Meanwhile, nonsocialists, both liberal and conservative, have taken a renewed interest in the market system …— Charles E. Lindblom

First Known Use of nonsocialist

Adjective

1871, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1887, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonsocialist was in 1871

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“Nonsocialist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonsocialist. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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