Definitions

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  • adj. Not optional.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ optional

Examples

  • Calculative reasons are thus nonoptional, or binding.

    Practical Reason and the Structure of Actions

  • Because any action large enough to be something we care about must, if it is to work, be calculatively well-formed, the means-end/part-whole articulation of actions is nonoptional, and consequently, we have to pay due attention to calculative reasons.

    Practical Reason and the Structure of Actions

  • As before, if the Kantian moral conclusions are to be binding, then not only must the practice conception entail the Kantian conclusions, but the practice conception of action must be shown to be nonoptional.

    Practical Reason and the Structure of Actions

  • When your company offers you a health insurance policy as a company benefit, a nonoptional life insurance policy is normally included in the package, Including life insurance is one way an insurance company can add almost guaranteed profits since the mortality rate, or number of insured that will die each year in any large group of people covered by life insurance, is fairly predictable.

    MORE WEALTH WITHOUT RISK

  • If Kantian moral theory is to be nonoptional ” something we can't just turn our backs on ” the noncalculative Kantian reasons must be nonoptional.

    Practical Reason and the Structure of Actions

  • I remember being downright envious of the clarity with which our parents’ generation viewed their nonoptional war.

    Again to Carthage

  • a nonoptional and never-ending 15-minute delay cycle seems to have "oxymoron" written all over it.

    PCWorld

  • However, Apple tends to make major alterations like this nonoptional - they want everyone to be enabled, not just those who were tech-savvy enough to find the plug-in, "he said.

    Daily IPTV - The IPTV Industry's Web Resource

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