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nonagricultural

[non-ag-ri-kuhl-cher-uh l]
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adjective
  1. not applied to or generally practicing agriculture: a nonagricultural nation.

Origin of nonagricultural

1840–50; non- + agricultural
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Examples from the Web for nonagricultural

Historical Examples

  • Nonagricultural workers numbered about 30,000 persons, most of whom worked in mines and in the small handicraft industries.

    Area Handbook for Albania

    Eugene K. Keefe

  • Some are permanently employed in nonagricultural branches of the economy.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole


British Dictionary definitions for nonagricultural

nonagricultural

adjective
  1. not of or relating to agriculture
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