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  1. (of a person or thing) not participating: No penalties were given to nonparticipating students.
  2. Insurance. having or imparting no right to dividends or to a distribution of surplus: a nonparticipating life insurance policy.

Origin of nonparticipating

non- + participating Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. not participating
  2. (of an assurance policy, share, etc) not carrying the right to share in a company's profit
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