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Meaning of "non-person" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF NON-PERSON

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NON-PERSON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Non-Person is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES NON-PERSON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

non-person

Nonperson

A nonperson is a citizen or a member of a group who lacks, loses, or is forcibly denied social or legal status, especially basic human rights, or who effectively ceases to have a record of their existence within a society, from a point of view of traceability, documentation, or existence. The term also refers to people whose death is unverifiable and about which inquiries result in a "blank wall" of "nobody knows". The phrase was coined by George Orwell in his dystopian novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four.

Definition of non-person in the English dictionary

The definition of non-person in the dictionary is a person regarded as nonexistent or unimportant; a nonentity.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NON-PERSON

non-league
non-malignant
non-manual worker
non-Muslim
non-native
non-naturalism
non-negotiable
non-nuclear
non-nutritious
non-penetrative
non-profit-making
Non-Proliferation Treaty
non-pros
non-prossed
non-prosses
non-prossing
non-punitive
non-refillable
non-reflective
non-secure

WORDS THAT END LIKE NON-PERSON

Anderson
Carson
chairperson
draftsperson
Emerson
first person
first-person
Henderson
in person
Jefferson
lay person
Macpherson
McPherson
Paterson
person
Peterson
salesperson
Sanderson
spokesperson
third person
tradesperson

Synonyms and antonyms of non-person in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «non-person» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NON-PERSON

Find out the translation of non-person to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of non-person from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «non-person» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

非人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

no-persona
570 millions of speakers

English

non-person
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गैर व्यक्ति
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غير شخص
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

не- человек
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

não-pessoa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অ অন্তর্ভেদী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

non- personne
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bukan penembus
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Unperson
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

非人
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

비 사람
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Non-penetratif
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không người
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அல்லாத ஊடுருவுதல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अप्रवेशक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

olmayan keskin
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

non- persona
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

niż osoba
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

НЕ -людина
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

non- persoană
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μη - πρόσωπο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

nie- persoon
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

icke - personer
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ikke- person
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of non-person

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NON-PERSON»

The term «non-person» is regularly used and occupies the 81.087 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NON-PERSON» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «non-person» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «non-person» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about non-person

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NON-PERSON»

Discover the use of non-person in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to non-person and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Conditional Love: Parents' Attitudes Toward Handicapped Children
Of. Man. and. Beast. Defining. a. Child. as. a. "Non-Person". Paves. the. Way. to. His. or. Her. Rejection. What defines a "person"? Must certain criteria be met in order to be considered a human being? If so, what are they? In what contexts is a  ...
Meira Weiss, 1994
2
Reference and Referent Accessibility
Indirect object Direct object N % Person Non-person 77 77 Non-person Non- person 21 21 Person Person 2 2 Non-person Person 0 0 Total 100 100 Table 6. Distribution of I O0 ditransitive clauses according to animacy of subject and indirect ...
Thorstein Fretheim, Jeanette K. Gundel, 1996
3
Textbook on Legal Methods, Legal Systems & Research
aware over-time, the entity in question is a non-person. The British academic John Harris, the Sir David Alliance Professor of bioethics at the University of Manchester, England, has defined a person as "a creature capable of valuing its own ...
Tushar Kanti Saha
4
Bruissement de la Langue
Last, the non-person never reflects the instance of discourse, being situated outside of it; we must give its full weight to Benveniste's recommendation that he or it is not to be represented as a more or less diminished or distanced person: he or ...
Roland Barthes, 1989
5
Suffering, Death, and Identity
Persons and Non-Persons While several illustrations of the foundational nature of the person/non-person distinction for medical ethics exist in the burgeoning literature of the field, an excellent example is Dan Brock's article, "Justice and the  ...
Robert N. Fisher, 2002
6
Harming Future Persons: Ethics, Genetics and the Nonidentity ...
individuals, including, most obviously, the prospective parents. Person involving concerns are therefore also always present in reproductive choices. The centrality of non-person involving concerns in reproductive choice is neutral with respect ...
Melinda A. Roberts, David T. Wasserman, 2009
7
Advances in Artificial Intelligence: 4th Helenic Conference ...
Hence, it is concerned with classifying as person names or non-person-names the tokens that have not been classified as temporal expressions. Sure-Fire Rules. The binary classification problem of person name recognition is grossly ...
Grigoris Antoniou, 2006
8
A Theory of Ecological Justice
More radically still, the granting to non-person organisms the moral status which brings them into the community of justice as recipients, though not as dispensers, involves the moralization of the non-person world of organisms.
Brian Baxter, 2004
9
Quality of Life and Human Difference: Genetic Testing, ...
A principle applied to the classes of all persons who will exist in each of two or more alternative courses of action will be a non-person-affecting principle, such as: Non-Person-Affecting Harm Principle (NPA): Individuals are morally required  ...
David Wasserman, Robert Wachbroit, Jerome Bickenbach, 2005
10
French Discourse Analysis: The Method of Post-Structuralism
This non-person corresponds to the nominal groups and to their pronominal substitutes, mainly those elements with the syntactic status of nominal groups. They are all of those objects about which the 'l' and 'you' speak, but the non- person ...
Glyn Williams, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NON-PERSON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term non-person is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Andres Oppenheimer: It's time for Kerry to engage with Cuban …
... and is officially treated as a non-person. When foreign embassies celebrate their national holidays and decide to invite dissidents, the Castro ... «Miami Herald, Jul 15»
2
What Planned Parenthood and Josef Mengele have in common
Fetuses that are going to die anyway and whose non-person cells just happen to be available for medical research. (The full, unedited video is ... «ChicagoNow, Jul 15»
3
Prisons see increases, aging populations
They have about 50 percent person offenders and 50 percent non-person offenders while we have 75 percent person offenders. Those person ... «Butler County Times Gazette, Jul 15»
4
Is this you? Resiliency
She encapsulated the event by telling me she felt like a non-person. She said a few days after the fire as she was in the hospital recovering ... «Nevada Appeal, Jul 15»
5
Chris Froome: Why doesn't Britain love the Tour de France leader?
... to do with the two large shadows he toils under - one cast by a former team-mate, the other belonging to the Tour's most famous non-person. «BBC Sport, Jul 15»
6
Apathy: A National (and Religious) Crisis
She has become shut out; in effect, a non-person for twelve years. Twelve is a number ripe with meaning in scripture. It is the number of the ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
7
Another encounter with the 'glass wall'
So, if you are not active in the church, you are a non-person here. I lived most of my life in Pennsylvania. No one was treated badly because of ... «The Herald Journal, Jul 15»
8
Movie round-up: Ted 2, Love and Mercy and The Choir
Their quest to become parents results in the legal ruling on his non-person status. Wahlberg remains funny and appealing; few others can do ... «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
9
COMMENTARY: Will we ever stop persecuting women?
Destroying a fetus (a non-person) is not a capital offense (Exod 21:22). But in 1864(!) a celibate, religious fanatic (Pope Pius IX) declared ... «Sierra Vista Herald, Jul 15»
10
Ted 2, The Boy Next Door and Attack The Block - your weekend …
... about the two Thunder Buddies For Life facing a legal battle against the US when Ted finds himself declared by the courts a non-person. «heatworld, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Non-Person [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/non-person>. Oct 2020 ».
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