[ non-yoon-yuh n ]
/ nɒnˈyun yən /


not belonging to a labor union: nonunion workers.
not recognizing or accepting a labor union or union policy: a nonunion factory.
not manufactured by labor union workers.


Medicine/Medical. failure of a broken bone to heal.

Origin of nonunion

First recorded in 1860–65; non- + union Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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Medicine definitions for nonunion

[ nŏn-yōōnyən ]


The failure of a fractured bone to heal normally.
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