Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Absence of return; failure to come back or bring back.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

non- +‎ return

Examples

  • "There is strong concern on the advancement of Iran's nuclear program reaching a point of nonreturn and the strategy, which Italy agrees with, is the urgency to strengthen instruments of pressure on Iran," he told a news conference.

    Iran to File Motion in U.S. Court to Unfreeze Funds

  • Now that we had him off-property it was time for skillful intimidating threats, ensuring his nonreturn.

    Shortcut Man

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Russian Military Experts Report US Attack on Iran Will Begin in Early April'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Russian military experts estimate that the planning of the American military attack against Iran passed the point of nonreturn on February 20, when the director of the IAEA, Mohammed El Baradei, recognized, the incapacity of the Agency "to confirm the peaceful character of the nuclear program of Iran."

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Russian Military Experts Report US Attack on Iran Will Begin in Early April

  • Russian military experts estimate that the planning of the American military attack against Iran passed the point of nonreturn on February 20, when the director of the IAEA, Mohammed El Baradei, recognized, the incapacity of the Agency 'to confirm the peaceful character of the nuclear program of Iran.'

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Russian Military Experts Report US Attack on Iran Will Begin in Early April

  • Beers and alcoholic beverages: Decrease in consumption due to nonreturn of containers, due to limitations in the consumptive network, and the accumulation of existing stock for the July festivities.

    17TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ATTACK ON MONCADA BARRAC

  • And this was the very first time he was inside what was to be the first manned spacecraft ever to leave the Earth on a nonreturn journey.

    Space Platform

  • My subject is a very broad one, and I will not try to cover all of it, but I will be satisfied if my remarks convince any doubtful ones here that flying in the air is not equivalent to making a nonreturn trip.

    British Aviation in War and Peace

  • That version is that Milton, good-naturedly and perhaps taken by surprise, allowed his wife to go home for two months at her own request, or the request of her relatives, before he had been three months married, and that it was the insult of her nonreturn that revealed to him his mistake in her, and drove him into his speculations about divorce.

    The Life of John Milton

  • It's hardly surprising news, as Bethenny has hinted of her nonreturn since the third hellacious-and friendship-destroying-season wrapped earlier this year, but it will nevertheless deliver quite the blow to the Bravo family.

    E! Online (US) - Top Stories

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.