[ non-ag-ri-kuhl-cher-uhl ]
/ ˌnɒn æg rɪˈkʌl tʃər əl /
not relating to, used in, or generally practicing agriculture: a nonagricultural nation.
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Example sentences from the Web for nonagricultural
Nonagricultural workers numbered about 30,000 persons, most of whom worked in mines and in the small handicraft industries.Area Handbook for Albania|Eugene K. Keefe
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
/ (ˌnɒnæɡrɪˈkʌltʃərəl) /
not of or relating to agriculture
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