non-smoker

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A non-smoker is someone who does not smoke.

Nobody will be allowed to smoke in an office if there are non-smokers present.


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  • non-smoker — n someone who does not smoke ▪ an area reserved for non smokers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • non-smoker — (n.) also nonsmoker, person who does not smoke, 1846, in reference to railways. Non smoking (adj.) is attested from 1891 …   Etymology dictionary

  • non-smoker — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms non smoker : singular non smoker plural non smokers someone who does not smoke …   English dictionary

  • non-smoker — noun somebody who does not smoke tobacco. See Also: non , smoker, smoke …   Wiktionary

  • non-smoker — noun a person who does not smoke tobacco. Derivatives non smoking adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • non-smoker — n. 1 a person who does not smoke. 2 a train compartment etc. in which smoking is forbidden. Derivatives: non smoking adj. & n …   Useful english dictionary

  • non-smoker — noun (C) someone who does not smoke …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ˌnon-ˈsmoker — noun [C] someone who does not smoke …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • non- — [nɔn US na:n] prefix [: Old French; Origin: Latin non not ] 1.) [in adjectives, nouns, and adverbs] used to say that someone or something is not a particular thing, or does not do a particular thing ▪ non British visitors ▪ a non smoker (=someone …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • smoker — smok|er [ˈsməukə US ˈsmoukər] n someone who smokes cigarettes, ↑cigars etc ≠ ↑non smoker ▪ My Grandad was a heavy smoker (=someone who smokes a lot) . ▪ He had a smoker s cough (=a cough caused by smoking cigarettes regularly) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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