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[non-pahr-tis-uh-puh nt] /ˌnɒn pɑrˈtɪs ə pənt/
a person who does not participate.
Origin of nonparticipant
1880-85; non- + participant Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for nonparticipant
  • Randomization will be performed by prepared opaque envelopes administered by a nonparticipant in the study.
  • Both years' evaluation efforts included nonparticipant comparison groups.
  • Data were gathered with nonparticipant observations, a behavioral coding system, and interviews.
  • Data formats included a self-report, nonstructured interviews, and participant and nonparticipant observation.
  • They were run a second time based on the construction methods of a nonparticipant group of buildings.
  • For every certification category, the average participant is younger and in a lower grade than the average nonparticipant.

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