One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Not having or requiring technical knowledge.‘this chapter has been kept short and as untechnical as possible’
- ‘He submits that both parties throughout the proceedings used the words ‘action’ or ‘matter’ in an untechnical sense, and not referring to claim and counterclaim separately.’
- ‘The term ‘negligent’ is to be understood in an untechnical way to denote ‘failure to act with the competence reasonably to be expected of ordinary members of the profession’.’
- ‘On an objective but untechnical view, it would be hard to regard Unilever as owing £17m additional tax to the Revenue.’
- ‘In their untechnical minds she was just abandoned, and there to be utilised since no one else seemed interested, and they meant no harm.’
- ‘I'm feeling incredibly untechnical, but then I guess that's why I'm there.’
- ‘The French civil code is relatively untechnical; its language is not far from everyday life, its structure not complex.’
- ‘But for whatever importance it may have, we are clear that ‘negligent’ should be understood in an untechnical way to denote failure to act with the competence reasonably to be expected of ordinary members of the profession.’
- ‘Accordingly, I make some brief and untechnical forays in this direction.’
- ‘The peak, of course, is ‘Like a Hurricane’, perhaps one of the finest examples of Neil's willfully untechnical guit-hartic playing style, a chord progression that induces string-popping frenzy in his live shows to this day.’
- ‘They rely on team-mates at the other end to direct them, using highly untechnical language plus a kind of bowling semaphore for the hard-of-hearing.’
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