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  • adj. Not targeted.


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non- +‎ targeted


  • In the era of nontargeted drugs, cancer cells were known to become drug-resistant through a variety of ingenious mechanisms.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • A test conducted by cable-TV operator Comcast Corp. and Starcom in 2009 that reached 60,000 households in Baltimore showed that homes receiving targeted ads changed the channel 32% less of the time than homes that received nontargeted spots.

    Targeted TV Ads Set for Takeoff

  • In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Sen. Kerry said that an $825 billion economic-stimulus bill making its way through Congress should include more money for low-carbon technologies and less for "nontargeted tax cuts" that would, he said, do little to create jobs quickly.

    Kerry Seeks Action on Climate Pact

  • Most corporate network security right now is focused on keeping out generic, nontargeted threats, things like viruses that propagate widely but are indiscriminately attacking systems.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Part of the reason, I think, is just that targeted ads are better at getting our attention than nontargeted ads - but they're still an unwelcome distraction from whatever it is we're wanting to read.

    Wired Top Stories

  • We test whether sectors explicitly targeted by investment promotion agencies in their efforts to attract FDI receive more investment in the post-targeting period, relative to the pre-targeting period and nontargeted sectors.


  • The burrs bound to the damaged walls at twice the rate of nontargeted nanoparticles.

    RxPG News : Latest Medical, Healthcare and Research News

  • These threats can be unintentional and intentional, targeted or nontargeted, and can come from a variety of sources, such as foreign nations engaged in espionage and information warfare, criminals, hackers, virus writers, and disgruntled employees and contractors working within an organization.


  • This approach is intended to spare nontargeted cells and thus reduce the toxic effects of traditional chemotherapy.

    GEN News Highlights

  • This is true, which translates to lower overall security risk against generalized, nontargeted attacks.

    Roger A. Grimes's blog


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