Associations to the word «Non»
NON, adverb. Obsolete form of none.
NON ASSUMPSIT, noun. (legal) The general plea or denial in an action of assumpsit.
NON ASSUMPSITS, noun. Plural of non assumpsit
NON BREWED CONDIMENT, noun. (British) A cheap alternative to malt vinegar made from industrial acetic acid flavoured with caramel; found especially in fish and chips shops.
NON COMPOS, adjective. Alternative form of non compos mentis
NON COMPOS MENTIS, adjective. (legal) (but also seeing wider use) Insane; not of sound mind; not in control of one's self.
NON DISTRIBUTIO MEDII, noun. A logical fallacy that is committed when the middle term in a categorical syllogism isn't distributed.
NON DIVISI, adverb. (music) not divided
NON LIQUET, noun. (legal) A verdict given by a jury when a matter is to be deferred to another day of trial.
NON LIQUETS, noun. Plural of non liquet
NON OBST., abbreviation. Abbreviation of non obstante (“notwithstanding”).
NON OBSTANTE, noun. (legal) A clause in old English statutes and letters patent, designating a licence from the crown to do a thing notwithstanding any laws to the contrary.
NON OBSTANTES, noun. Plural of non obstante
NON PARTANT, adverb. (cycling) Not starting; not participating.
NON PARTANT, noun. (cycling) A competitor who has qualified for entry into a race, but fails to attend the start.
NON PARTANTS, noun. Plural of non partant
NON SEQUITUR, noun. Any abrupt and inexplicable transition or occurrence.
NON SEQUITUR, noun. Any invalid argument in which the conclusion cannot be logically deduced from the premises; a logical fallacy.
NON SEQUITUR, noun. A statement that does not logically follow a statement that came before it.
NON SEQUITUR, noun. (humor) A kind of pun that uses a change of word, subject, or meaning to make a joke of the listener’s expectation.
NON SEQUITURI, noun. (rare) (nonstandard) plural of non sequitur
NON SEQUITURS, noun. Plural of non sequitur
NON SEQUUNTUR, noun. Plural of non sequitur
NON SERVIAM, noun. A formal refusal to serve.
NON, adverb. Negation of a word or group of words; "he does not speak French"; "she is not going"; "they are not friends"; "not many"; "not much"; "not at all".
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