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  • n. Abstinence from social activities.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. withdrawing from the activities of a group.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. withdrawing from the activities of a group


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non- +‎ participation


  • Mr. Lindner encouraged party members to support the ESM, but he also reminded them that nonparticipation could be used as an "active, tactical decision."

    Challenging Frau Merkel

  • Having 41 votes makes nonparticipation just a little less credible.

    Matthew Yglesias » Our Broken Institutions

  • His vision at the time of the writing of the book, 1971, one year before he died, was to organize the "white middle class" that he saw had given up its power by sinking into a state of resignation and nonparticipation in the life of a citizen.

    Saul Alinsky: An Advocate Of Living In Liberty

  • That the court would bend to such a threat of nonparticipation suggests acquiescence, rather than resistance, to a tactic whose effect for Prop 8's sponsors is a form of impunity.

    Impunity on the Prowl, in Honduras and Here

  • "This strike will consist of the nonparticipation of players involved in official competition matches that could be played between clubs belonging to the Primera, Segunda A, Segunda B and Tercera divisions," the statement said.

    Strikers' Goal: Get Paid on Time

  • The convertible preferred shares it bought had what is called a “1X nonparticipation liquidation preference,” which means if Facebook were ever sold outright, Microsoft would get back either its actual cash outlay of $240 million or 1.6 percent of the purchase price, whichever was larger.

    The Facebook Effect

  • The Nash Committee floated some solutions to the professorial nonparticipation problem, but senior professors operate as independent and locally owned subsidiaries, and no solution seemed workable.

    A Grand and Bold Thing

  • A nonchristian or a gay-tolerating abortionist could swing the pendulum back toward nonparticipation, at least temporarily (or spawn a purity 3rd-party candidate, a Nader of the right, as has been rumored lately).

    George Allen And Liz Cheney Not Doing Spin Room For Thompson, After All

  • I was glad I had not pushed Sam to work in class that last day or penalized him for nonparticipation.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teacher Tales

  • There is already a drumbeat on the subject: US nonparticipation is a boilerplate punchline among international actors critiquing US human rights practice.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Yet Another Reason Not To Sign the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child:


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