Definition of nonmembership in US English:

nonmembership

noun

  • See nonmember

    • ‘But non-membership of the EU will be an obstacle, since it will hinder cross-border consolidation.’
    • ‘Freedom of association provisions are similar to anti-discrimination provisions and discrimination arises if an employer acts because of a worker's union membership or non-membership or participation in union activities.’
    • ‘In painting, a noteworthy scandal occurred in 1975, when a group of ‘unofficial’ artists (that is, of people who painted despite their non-membership of the Artists' Union) decided to stage their own, unapproved, exhibition.’
    • ‘Despite non-membership in the treaty, the U.S. is the world's top financial supporter of humanitarian de-mining.’
    • ‘‘Membership in the academy or non-membership in the academy isn't really the point ’, argues Crews.’

Pronunciation

nonmembership

/nänˈmembərˌSHip/