[ non-ij, noh-nij ]
/ ˈnɒn ɪdʒ, ˈnoʊ nɪdʒ /


the period of legal minority, or of an age below 21.
any period of immaturity.

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Origin of nonage

1350–1400; late Middle English < Middle French (see non-, age); replacing Middle English nownage < Anglo-French nounage; Middle French as above Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for nonage

/ (ˈnəʊnɪdʒ) /


law the state of being under any of various ages at which a person may legally enter into certain transactions, such as the making of binding contracts, marrying, etc
any period of immaturity
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