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- n. Plural form of nonrecipient.
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See also Patricia Boling, Privacy and the Politics of Intimate Life (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1996): 35 (noting that welfare recipients, for example, are generally granted less privacy than nonrecipients). back
The list, released only after repeated Freedom of Information requests by the BBC, includes only dead nonrecipients and leaves it anyone's guess as to why they declined their awards.
Awards increase the performance of recipients as compared to nonrecipients subsequent to winning.