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  • adj. Not applicable; inapplicable.


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non- +‎ applicable


  • Forbes had heard that while the colored people of the South had suspended several of the ten commandments, the eighth was especially regarded as nonapplicable in the present state of society.

    The Complete Project Gutenberg Writings of Charles Dudley Warner

  • Motorola solution provider partners have the flexibility to give their enterprise customers the appropriate feature set depending on the workers involved, rather than provide all (often nonapplicable) features for all workers.

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  • "Materialistic" loses its meaning - that is, it becomes nonapplicable - when a table is perceived as energy in motion.

    Mises Dailies

  • Peak PEN/Faulkner has me on twenty-four-hour call for added flights; although that spells overtime pay and a chance to serve the public above and beyond the routine nurturing of airborne literacy, there are moments when the phone awakens me from a nap in my uniform and I must repair my maquillage, hail a taxi for JFK, and be courteous to avid readers and writers whose boarding passes are printed with ink-blurs of indecipherable bibliographical data and call numbers, conflicting reservations for rare editions, expired or nonapplicable guarantees of free upgrade to Belles-Lettres Class — truly, at such moments I almost wish for a job where I might help people just by twisting open Smirnoff miniatures or dispensing headsets for a first-run feature or a program of rock oldies.

    Makes the Going Great


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