[ non-voh-ter ]
/ nɒnˈvoʊ tər /


a person who does not vote.
a person who is not eligible to vote.

Origin of nonvoter

Related forms

non·vot·ing, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for nonvoting

  • But the General Assembly could still upgrade the Palestinians from nonvoting observer “entity” to permanent observer “state.”

  • At heart she was a nonvoting Garrisonian abolitionist and would not support a political party which in any way sanctioned slavery.

  • The Central Committee is a large working party organ, which in 1973 included 147 members and 110 candidate (nonvoting) members.

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British Dictionary definitions for nonvoting (1 of 2)


/ (nɒnˈvəʊtɪŋ) /


of or relating to a nonvoter
finance (of shares) not entitling the holder to vote at company meetings

British Dictionary definitions for nonvoting (2 of 2)


/ (nɒnˈvəʊtə) /


a person who does not vote
a person not eligible to vote
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