[ non-mach-ing ]
/ nɒnˈmætʃ ɪŋ /
not matching: a nonmatching set of furniture.
(of a financial grant, donation, or the like) available or given without requiring the recipient to obtain a complementary amount from another source.
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- nonlipid histiocytosis,
- nonmaterial culture,
- nonmedullated fiber,
Origin of nonmatching
1960–65; non- + matching
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