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prefix non- pronunciation in British English /nɒn/
  1. 1
    not: used with nouns and adjectives
    a non-alcoholic drink (=one that does not contain alcohol)
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  2. 2
    failure to do something: used with nouns
    non-delivery (=failure to deliver goods)
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  3. 3
    not good or exciting: used with nouns
    a non-event (=an event that is very boring)
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a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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