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nonstop

[adjective, adverb non-stop; noun non-stop] /adjective, adverb ˈnɒnˈstɒp; noun ˈnɒnˌstɒp/
adjective
1.
being without a single stop en route:
a nonstop bus; a nonstop flight from New York to Paris.
2.
happening, done, or held without a stop or pause or without offering relief or respite:
The ambassador faced a nonstop schedule of meetings and interviews during her visit.
adverb
3.
without a single stop en route.
4.
Informal. without a pause or interruption or without respite; continually:
My back ached nonstop for three days.
noun
5.
a long-distance airline flight that makes no stops between the starting point and the destination.
Origin of nonstop
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; non- + stop
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nonstop

/ˈnɒnˈstɒp/
adjective, adverb
1.
done without pause or interruption: a nonstop flight
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Word Origin and History for non-stop
adj.

also nonstop, 1903, from non- + stop (v.); originally of railway trains. As an adverb from 1920.

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