: not being the intended object of action by a particular agenteffect of insecticides on nontarget organisms
Examples of nontarget in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebMore than 200 deaths were nontarget animals, including foxes, opossums, raccoons, skunks and a bear.
Sophie Lewis, CBS News, 8 Aug. 2019
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