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- adj. Not contributing; that does not contribute or does not involve contribution
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not contributing.
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Society, Kemp charged, saw disabled people as "childlike, helpless, hopeless, nonfunctioning and noncontributing members of society."
Unlike other high school sports, where noncontributing players often lose interest because of a lack of playing time, the opportunity to contribute as a diver is attractive.
Social security ( That is be bled dry by noncontributing citizens of other countries)
There is a grim consistency in Singer's call to extend rights to the apes while removing traditional protections for unwanted children, people with mental disabilities, and the noncontributing elderly.
It is one of several no-nos the proposed flier points out as "noncontributing elements" in the historic district.
If this is the way we're going to run things-capitalism, property rights ascendent, etc-then one of the prices for that is the fact that a certain percentage of the population at any given time will be noncontributing
That steel-framed section was not significantly damaged by the fire, although it is the only section considered noncontributing to the Murphy-Blair Historic District.
3340 Liberty Ave. A building from the 1970s, deemed historically noncontributing to the site, was earlier approved for demolition.