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non-

1.
a prefix meaning “not,” freely used as an English formative, usually with a simple negative force as implying mere negation or absence of something (rather than the opposite or reverse of it, as often expressed by un-1. ): nonadherence; noninterference; nonpayment; nonprofessional .
Origin of non-
prefix representing L adv. nōn not

non obstante

[nohn ohb-stahn-te; English non ob-stan-tee] /noʊn oʊbˈstɑn tɛ; English nɒn ɒbˈstæn ti/
preposition, Latin.
Origin
short for Anglo-Latin, Latin nōn obstante aliquō statūtō in contrārium any statute to the contrary notwithstanding

non placet

[non pley-sit] /nɒn ˈpleɪ sɪt/
noun
1.
(especially in a church or university assembly) an expression or vote of dissent or disapproval.
Origin
First recorded in 1580-90, non placet is from the Latin word nōn placet it is not pleasing
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non-

prefix
1.
indicating negation: nonexistent
2.
indicating refusal or failure: noncooperation
3.
indicating exclusion from a specified class of persons or things: nonfiction
4.
indicating lack or absence, esp of a quality associated with what is specified: nonobjective, nonevent
Word Origin
from Latin nōn not
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Word Origin and History for non

non-

prefix meaning "not, lack of," or "sham," 14c., from Anglo-French noun-, from Old French non-, from Latin non "not, by no means, not at all, not a," from Old Latin noenum "not one" (*ne oinom, from PIE *ne "not" + *oi-no-; see one). In some cases perhaps from Middle English non "not" (adj.), from Old English nan (see not).

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non in Medicine

non- pref.
Not: noninvasive.

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