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  • n. One who is not a veteran.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ veteran

Examples

  • All the editorialists would exclude many backgrounds (nonveteran, straight, etc.)

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Someone Like Me

  • Barker, the only nonveteran among the men sued, said Price's reputation and background are open to inspection as part of the defamation suit.

    MEDIA COVERAGE JAN 2009

  • When asked to perform the same task, Roy B, a married nonveteran who until recently had seemed a confirmed bachelor, explained that in his opinion the best-adjusted veterans benefited from wifely encouragement and a feeling of familial obligation.

    Miss Yourlovin: GIs, Gender, and Domesticity during World War II

  • All the editorialists would exclude many backgrounds nonveteran, straight, etc.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Someone Like Me

  • Clearly Mr. Murtha felt it did, sharply criticizing some nonveteran hawks — notably Karl Rove, the president's chief political strategist — for not understanding the reality in Iraq, the toll of "deploying people two or three times," the complexity of the mission.

    June 2006

  • Rove is a nonveteran, like so many in the Bush administration.

    April 2008: More letters to the editor

  • Military veterans in prison are more than twice as likely to have been convicted for sex offenses as nonveteran inmates, federal researchers say.

    From the WSJ Opinion Archives

  • Veterans are half as likely to be incarcerated as those without service experience in the first place, researchers found, but 23 percent of the veterans in prison were sex offenders, compared with 9 percent of nonveteran inmates ....

    From the WSJ Opinion Archives

  • The veteran rate is only 16% higher than the nonveteran rate.

    From the WSJ Opinion Archives

  • Although the certificate may contain many names, the manager is bound by law to select one of the top three available candidates, and may not pass over a veteran to select a nonveteran unless a request to pass over the veteran for reasons of qualifications or suitability is approved.

    Npr Report Human Resource Management Part

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