Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of nonperson.

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Examples

  • Now that the law has changed, the only class of living entities with human DNA that are legally defined as nonpersons are those entities which have been conceived but not yet born.

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  • Unfortunately the vast majority who will suffer are poor and brown or, in Conservative terms, nonpersons.

    Matthew Yglesias » Climate Change and Snow

  • Somehow they were able to see from point A, where they stood -- corseted, ornamental, legally nonpersons -- to point C, the "regenerated" world Gage predicted, in which all repressive institutions would be destroyed.

    draw mohammed day.

  • One wishes, however, that his antiwar ardor could at least be extended to include some empathy for the hundreds of thousands of former Army of South Vietnam soldiers who resisted the communist takeover of South Vietnam, were then hauled off to brutal re-education camps and still suffer a kind of internal exile as official nonpersons under communist rule.

    War, Remembrance, Revival

  • One wishes, however, that his antiwar ardor could at least be extended to include some empathy for the hundreds of thousands of former Army of South Vietnam soldiers who resisted the communist takeover of South Vietnam, were then hauled off to brutal re-education camps and still suffer a kind of internal exile as official nonpersons under communist rule.

    War, Remembrance, Revival

  • It always seemed, with the onset of the Bush years, that a paper solution -- making nonpersons of persons -- would be the preferred approach, instead of dealing with the reality of human lives, each of which is different, depending on connections with the community, and records that have little to do with abstract law-and-order reasoning.

    Anis Shivani: Is Now the Right Time for Immigration Reform? Chuck Schumer, the Sensenbrenner in Liberal's Clothes

  • One wishes, however, that his antiwar ardor could at least be extended to include some empathy for the hundreds of thousands of former Army of South Vietnam soldiers who resisted the communist takeover of South Vietnam, were then hauled off to brutal re-education camps and still suffer a kind of internal exile as official nonpersons under communist rule.

    War, Remembrance, Revival

  • Israeli Arabs have no rights afforded Jews and are treated like nonpersons, even though they're citizens, have passports and IDs, and can vote in elections.

    Printing: Israeli Democracy or Hypocrisy

  • One wishes, however, that his antiwar ardor could at least be extended to include some empathy for the hundreds of thousands of former Army of South Vietnam soldiers who resisted the communist takeover of South Vietnam, were then hauled off to brutal re-education camps and still suffer a kind of internal exile as official nonpersons under communist rule.

    War, Remembrance, Revival

  • One wishes, however, that his antiwar ardor could at least be extended to include some empathy for the hundreds of thousands of former Army of South Vietnam soldiers who resisted the communist takeover of South Vietnam, were then hauled off to brutal re-education camps and still suffer a kind of internal exile as official nonpersons under communist rule.

    War, Remembrance, Revival

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