- (of a person or thing) not participating: No penalties were given to nonparticipating students.
- Insurance. having or imparting no right to dividends or to a distribution of surplus: a nonparticipating life insurance policy.
Origin of nonparticipating
non- + participating
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Examples from the Web for nonparticipating
He talked about his situation, about himself in a, what should I say, nonparticipating fashion.Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15)
The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
- not participating
- (of an assurance policy, share, etc) not carrying the right to share in a company's profit