nonurgent

adjective
non·​ur·​gent | \ˌnän-ˈər-jənt \

Definition of nonurgent 

: not calling for immediate attention : not urgent a nonurgent matter a nonurgent medical problem

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The post office has long had a legal monopoly to deliver first-class mail, or nonurgent letters. Josh Sandbulte, WSJ, "Why the Post Office Gives Amazon Special Delivery," 13 July 2017 In Stevenage, a town in Hertfordshire, north of London, the health service postponed all nonurgent activity and asked people not to come to the accident and emergency ward at the Lister Hospital. The New York Times, cleveland.com, "Hackers hit dozens of countries exploiting stolen NSA tool," 12 May 2017

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First Known Use of nonurgent

1871, in the meaning defined above

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