adjective Date: 1903 not returnable; specifically not returnable to a dealer in exchange for a deposit <
nonreturnable bottles
nonreturnable noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • nonreturnable — onreturnable adj. That may not be returned for a refund; of purchased goods, or containers for purchased items; as, nonreturnable bottles. Opposite of {returnable}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonreturnable — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • nonreturnable — adjective that may not be returned nonreturnable bottles cannot be exchanged for a deposit sale merchandise is nonreturnable • Ant: ↑returnable …   Useful english dictionary

  • nonreturnable — /non ri terr neuh beuhl/, adj. 1. not returnable. 2. (of an empty bottle or container) not returnable to a vendor for refund of a deposit. n. 3. something that is not eligible or acceptable for return. [1900 05; NON + RETURNABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • nonreturnable — 1. adjective Unable to be returned. 2. noun Something that cannot be returned …   Wiktionary

  • nonreturnable — Synonyms and related words: changeless, constant, immutable, incommutable, inconvertible, indefeasible, inert, insusceptible of change, intransmutable, invariable, irretrievable, irreversible, irrevocable, lasting, noble, nonreversible, permanent …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nonreturnable — nÉ‘nrɪ tÉœrnÉ™bl / nÉ’nrɪ tɜːn adj. not returnable, not exchangeable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonreturnable — non·returnable …   English syllables

  • nonreturnable — non•re•turn•a•ble [[t]ˌnɒn rɪˈtɜr nə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) cvb not returnable, esp. not returnable to a vendor for refund of a deposit 2) cvb something that is not returnable • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • Nonreturnable амер. — «не подлежит возврату» (термин применяется для обозначения книг, за которые книготорговец получил большую скидку) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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