non-governmental

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See also: nongovernmental

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non- +‎ governmental

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non-governmental (not comparable)

  1. Not belonging to, associated with or operated by a particular government.
    His work is largely non-governmental.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The hyphenated form is much more common in the British corpus while the solid form in the American one.[1] GPO manual item 6.29. recommends to spell non- prefixed words without a hyphen unless an overriding consideration applies.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ non-governmental, nongovernmental at Google Ngram Viewer
  2. ^ 6. Compounding Rules in U.S. Government Printing Office Style Manual, govinfo.gov