nonveteran

noun non·vet·er·an \ ˌnän-ˈve-tə-rən , -ˈve-trən \

Definition of nonveteran

plural nonveterans
: a person who is not a former member of the armed forces : someone who is not a military veteran
  • But he has pledged to shrink the size of government, which would affect veterans and nonveterans alike.
  • —Lisa Rein

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1864

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