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- n. Plural form of nonspeaker.
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Additionally, as a Spanish major who's lived in a Spanish-speaking country, names are especially hard for nonspeakers to register.
Of course, the sudden appearance of this phrase at the very top of Twitter's list of trending topics led to speculation among nonspeakers of Portuguese about what it could possibly mean.
Key findings include that 42 percent of Irish-speakers were employed in senior professional, managerial, or technical jobs, compared with 27 percent among nonspeakers, and that Irish-speakers enjoyed a larger social network - even though they rarely spoke the language.
“Apart from darling Nancy’s funeral, it’s been absolute nonspeakers ever since Munich.”