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- adj. Not spontaneous
- adj. Requiring the input of external energy
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The movement towards a greater state of organization is called a nonspontaneous process.
That process is nonspontaneous because it would not occur without a significant investment of time and energy.
Now, the city's Recreation and Park Department wants flash mob gatherings to go through a permitting process - which calls for true organization, and could require renting portable potties, street barricades and other nonspontaneous requirements.
e. no oxidation will occur because the reaction is nonspontaneous.