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[non-yoo] /nɒnˈyu/

not characteristic of or appropriate to the upper class, especially of Great Britain:
certain words and phrases that are considered absolutely non-U.
adjective (Brit, informal)
(esp of language) not characteristic of or used by the upper class Compare U1
non upper class


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