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nonstop

[adj., adv. non-stop; n. non-stop] /adj., adv. ˈnɒnˈstɒp; n. ˈnɒnˌstɒp/
adjective
1.
being without a single stop en route:
a nonstop bus; a nonstop flight from New York to Paris.
2.
happening, done, or held without a stop or pause or without offering relief or respite:
The ambassador faced a nonstop schedule of meetings and interviews during her visit.
adverb
3.
without a single stop en route.
4.
Informal. without a pause or interruption or without respite; continually:
My back ached nonstop for three days.
noun
5.
a long-distance airline flight that makes no stops between the starting point and the destination.
Origin of nonstop
1900-1905
1900-05; non- + stop
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  • Imagine a room where everyone shouted at the top of their lungs, nonstop, while setting off air horns.

  • Three hundred miles per hour on a constant, nonstop flight across the rolling land.

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nonstop

/ˈnɒnˈstɒp/
adjective, adverb
1.
done without pause or interruption: a nonstop flight
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