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nonparametric

[non-par-uh-me-trik] /ˌnɒn pær əˈmɛ trɪk/
adjective, Statistics.
1.
(of a test or method) not requiring assertions about parameters or about the form of the underlying distribution.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; non- + parametric
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  • nonparametric test procedures are defined as those that are not concerned with the parameters of a distribution.

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