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noncontributing

Definitions

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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.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Society, Kemp charged, saw disabled people as "childlike, helpless, hopeless, nonfunctioning and noncontributing members of society."

    The pity "conundrum," part one

  • 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.

    Las Vegas Sun Stories: All Sun Headlines

  • Social security ( That is be bled dry by noncontributing citizens of other countries)

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • 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.

    The Nation: Top Stories

  • It is one of several no-nos the proposed flier points out as "noncontributing elements" in the historic district.

    Las Vegas Sun Stories: All Sun Headlines

  • 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

    Dangerous Intersection

  • 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.

    Ecology of Absence

  • 3340 Liberty Ave. A building from the 1970s, deemed historically noncontributing to the site, was earlier approved for demolition.

    post-gazette.com - News

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