noun Date: 1646 one who does not make use of something (as an available public facility or a harmful drug)

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  • Nonuser — Non*us er, 1. A not using; failure to use. [1913 Webster] An office may be forfeited by misuser or nonuser. Blackstone. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) Neglect or omission to use an easement or franchise or to assert a right. Kent. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonuser — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • nonuser — /non yooh zeuhr/, n. a person who does not use or partake of something, as drugs or alcoholic beverages. [1640 50; NON + USER] * * * …   Universalium

  • nonuser — noun A person who is not a user of a specified material (especially of drugs) …   Wiktionary

  • nonuser — nÉ‘n juːzÉ™(r) / nÉ’n n. someone who does not use …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonuser — non·user …   English syllables

  • nonuser — non•us•er [[t]nɒnˈyu zər[/t]] n. cvb a person who does not use or partake of something, as harmful drugs • Etymology: 1640–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • nonuser — Absence of user; want of user, as of an easement. 25 Am J2d Ease § 105. Failure to use premises for the purpose for which dedicated. Adams v Rowles, 149 Tex 52, 228 SW2d 849. The failure of a public body which has taken land for a public use to… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • nonuser — I. “+ noun Etymology: non (I) + user (as in misuser) (II) : neglect or omission to use : failure to exercise a legal right or privilege II. noun Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • abandonment — The surrender, relinquishment, disclaimer, or cession of property or of rights. Voluntary relinquishment of all right, title, claim and possession, with the intention of not reclaiming it. State v. Bailey, 97 N. J.Super. 396, 235 A.2d 214, 216.… …   Black's law dictionary

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