nonparticipation
nonparticipation onparticipation n. withdrawing from the activities of a group.

Syn: non-engagement, non-involvement. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • nonparticipation — noun Abstinence from social activities. Voluntary nonparticipation in the work force is a growing problem in some developed countries …   Wiktionary

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  • nonparticipation — Synonyms and related words: a wise passiveness, contemplation, contemplative life, do nothing policy, do nothingism, do nothingness, dormancy, idleness, immobility, inaction, inactivity, indolence, inertia, inertness, laissez aller, laissez faire …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nonparticipation — n. state or instance of not participating …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonparticipation — non·participation …   English syllables

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  • neutrality — noun 1. nonparticipation in a dispute or war (Freq. 1) • Derivationally related forms: ↑neutral, ↑neutralist • Hypernyms: ↑non engagement, ↑nonparticipation, ↑non involvement 2. tolerance attri …   Useful english dictionary

  • non-engagement — noun withdrawing from the activities of a group • Syn: ↑nonparticipation, ↑non involvement • Ant: ↑involvement (for: ↑non involvement), ↑participation (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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