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nonbearing

[non-bair-ing] /ˈnɒnˈbɛər ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
(of a wall or partition) supporting no load other than its own weight.
Also, non-bearing.
Origin
non- + bear1 + -ing2
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  • Exterior walls generally will be nonbearing walls and not structurally supporting.
  • The interior and exterior are predominately nonbearing masonry walls.

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