Meaning of NON- in English

NON-

1.

Non- is used in front of adjectives and nouns to form adjectives that describe something as not having a particular quality or feature.

...~nuclear weapons...

...~verbal communication.

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2.

Non- is used in front of nouns to form nouns which refer to situations where a particular action has not or will not take place.

He was disqualified from the council for ~attendance...

Both countries agreed that normal relations would be based on ~interference in each other’s internal affairs.

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3.

Non- is used in front of nouns to form nouns which refer to people who do not belong to a particular group or category.

Children of smokers are more likely to start smoking than are children of ~smokers.

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