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nonparticipating

[non-pahr-tis-uh-pey-ting] /ˌnɒn pɑrˈtɪs əˌpeɪ tɪŋ/
adjective
1.
(of a person or thing) not participating:
No penalties were given to nonparticipating students.
2.
Insurance. having or imparting no right to dividends or to a distribution of surplus:
a nonparticipating life insurance policy.
Origin of nonparticipating
non- + participating
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nonparticipating

/ˌnɒnpɑːˈtɪsɪˌpeɪtɪŋ/
adjective
1.
not participating
2.
(of an assurance policy, share, etc) not carrying the right to share in a company's profit
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Contemporary definitions for nonparticipating
adjective

not giving the right to partake in a profit or bonus

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