Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Not: noncombatant.

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  • Used in the sense of not, to negate the meaning of the word to which it is prefixed.
  • Prevocalic form of nona-

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A prefix used in the sense of not; un-; in-; as in nonattention, or non-attention, nonconformity, nonmetallic, nonsuit.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Middle English, from Old French, from Latin nōn, not; see ne in Indo-European roots.

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From Latin non, from Old Latin noenu, noenum, from neoenum ("not one"). See none.

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From Latin nona ("nine").

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