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nonstop

adjective non·stop \ ˌnän-ˈstäp \
Updated on: 21 Jan 2018

Definition of nonstop

: done, made, or held without a stop : not easing or letting up

nonstop

adverb

Examples of nonstop in a Sentence

  1. nonstop negotiations in an eleventh-hour attempt to avert a strike

Recent Examples of nonstop from the Web

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First Known Use of nonstop

1900

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nonstop

noun

Definition of nonstop

: a nonstop airplane flight

Recent Examples of nonstop from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'nonstop.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of nonstop

1975

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NONSTOP Defined for English Language Learners

nonstop

adjective

Definition of nonstop for English Language Learners

  • : done or made without stopping

  • : not stopping


NONSTOP Defined for Kids

nonstop

adverb or adjective non·stop \ ˈnän-ˈstäp \

Definition of nonstop for Students

: without a stop
  • He talked nonstop.
  • It's a nonstop flight.


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