a person who is not a member: The election meeting of the club is not open to nonmembers.

Origin of nonmember

First recorded in 1640–50; non- + member
Related formsnon·mem·ber·ship, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a person who is not a member of a club, etc
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Word Origin and History for non-member

1640s, from non- + member.

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