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[non-wur-king] /nɒnˈwɜr kɪŋ/

not employed for a salary, fees, or wages; not producing or generating income:
Our employee medical plan also covers nonworking spouses.
not involved in or deriving from labor; not engaged in or directed toward work, especially as an employee:
What are some of your nonworking activities?
not functioning or operating:
a nonworking coffee grinder.
not engaged in payed employment: nonworking mothers
(of machinery, technology, etc) not operating properly or effectively: nonworking telephones


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