nonagricultural

[ non-ag-ri-kuhl-cher-uh l ]
/ ˌnɒn æg rɪˈkʌl tʃər əl /
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adjective

not applied to or generally practicing agriculture: a nonagricultural nation.

Nearby words

  1. nonage,
  2. nonagenarian,
  3. nonaggression,
  4. nonagon,
  5. nonagonal,
  6. nonalcoholic,
  7. nonaligned,
  8. nonaligned nations,
  9. nonalignment,
  10. nonallergenic

Origin of nonagricultural

1840–50; non- + agricultural

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Examples from the Web for nonagricultural

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

  • 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

/ (ˌnɒnæɡrɪˈkʌltʃərəl) /

adjective

not of or relating to agriculture
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