noninterest

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English

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Etymology

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non- +‎ interest

Adjective

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noninterest (not comparable)

  1. Not of or pertaining to interest (additional amount repaid as a fraction of money or goods borrowed).
    • 2009 October 11, Eric Dash, “Small Banks Fail at Growing Rate, Straining F.D.I.C.”, in New York Times[1]:
      Consumer deposits are now insured up to $250,000 per account, and the F.D.I.C. offers unlimited coverage on noninterest payroll accounts used by businesses.

Noun

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noninterest (plural noninterests)

  1. That which is not an interest.
    • 1990, Robyn Fivush, Judith A. Hudson, Knowing and Remembering in Young Children, page 156:
      Furthermore, it appears that children are equally flexible with respect to their actions in play with objects identified as interests and equally inflexible with respect to their actions in play with objects identified as noninterests.