[ non-yoon-yuhn ]
/ nɒnˈyun yən /
Medicine/Medical. failure of a broken bone to heal.
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Example sentences from the Web for nonunion
The implication was clear: nonunion teachers would not have acted the same way.Campbell Brown: Keep Newtown Off the Culture War Battlefield|Campbell Brown|December 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The nonunion engineer is not only tolerated but is even on occasion made the beneficiary of the activities of the union.The Armies of Labor|Samuel P. Orth
British Dictionary definitions for nonunion
/ (nɒnˈjuːnjən) /
not belonging or related to a trade unionnonunion workers
not favouring or employing union laboura nonunion shop
not produced by union labournonunion shirts
pathol failure of broken bones or bone fragments to heal
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Medical definitions for nonunion
[ nŏn-yōōn′yən ]
The failure of a fractured bone to heal normally.
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