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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not exercising or pursuing a profession or employment actively; No longer participating in a religion.

Usage examples (25)
  • Adjective : a nonpracticing physician
  • Such licensing firms are often called nonpracticing entities -- or, more derisively, patent trolls -- because they don't make or sell products that use patents.
  • And while he knew she was a wizard, he also knew she was a nonpracticing wizard.
  • I don't know this from personal knowledge, but I'm a nonpracticing lawyer, I used to teach law. for more
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