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nonnative

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

being, relating to, or characteristic of a country other than one's own
  • nonnative customs that made the recent immigrants stand out in their new country

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nonnative

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of nonnative (Entry 2 of 2)

a person who is not native to or known to a community
  • the problems encountered by a nonnative after moving into a close-knit community

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“Nonnative.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nonnative. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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