Definition of non-final in English:

non-final

adjective

  • 1Chiefly Linguistics. That does not come at the end of a word, series, etc.

  • 2That does not mark the last stage in a process; that is not final or decisive.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Modern Language Notes. From non- + final.

Pronunciation

non-final

/nɒnˈfʌɪnl/