adverb see noncommittal

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  • noncommittally — adverb In a noncommittal manner …   Wiktionary

  • noncommittally — nÉ‘nkÉ™ mɪtlɪ / nÉ’n adv. in a noncommittal manner, unclearly, indefinitely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • noncommittally — non·com·mit·tal·ly …   English syllables

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  • noncommittal — noncommittally, adv. /non keuh mit l/, adj. not committing oneself, or not involving committal, to a particular view, course, or the like: The senator gave us a noncommittal answer. [1820 30, Amer.; NON + COMMITTAL] Syn. indefinite, vague,… …   Universalium

  • noncommittal — [[t]nɒ̱nkəmɪ̱t(ə)l[/t]] also non committal ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ You can describe someone as noncommittal when they deliberately do not express their opinion or intentions clearly. Mr Hall is non committal about the number of jobs that the… …   English dictionary

  • noncommittal — adjective Date: 1829 1. giving no clear indication of attitude or feeling < a noncommittal reply > 2. having no clear or distinctive character • noncommittally adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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