Definitions

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  • adj. Not stealing; not committing theft.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ stealing

Examples

  • In the first place, Buddha advocated that we should obey the five precepts: nonkilling, nonstealing, non-sexual indulgence, nonviolence and nonintoxication.

    A Conscientious Objector

  • One of the yamas, astyea, or nonstealing, is a good example.

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  • Recycling, a long-standing cornerstone of a green lifestyle, is an excellent application of both nonstealing and greedlessness.

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  • For instance, ASTEYA, nonstealing, could mean not using others 'posts as if you had composed it yourself OR not taking time or attention away from folks you are interacting with F2F or on the phone (that's a big one for me!).

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