2. Adjective. Who is not employed ¹
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Definition of Nonworking
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Literary usage of Nonworking
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1. Welfare Reform: Implications of Increased Work Participation for Child Care by David P. Bixler, Janet L. Mascia (1998)
"We added the number of children on welfare to the estimate of children of nonwelfare, nonworking mothers to arrive at an estimate of total number of ..."
2. An Introduction to the Study of Labor Problems by Gordon S. Watkins (1922)
"Of the 552 recidivists, 48 per cent came from the working, and 52 per cent from the nonworking boys. In the proportion of offenders coming from their ranks, ..."
3. Summary of the Report on Condition of Woman and Child Wage Earners in the by United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, Charles Patrick Neill, Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States (1916)
"By comparing the number of tho working and nonworking delinquents with the census figures for working and nonworking children in the places studied, ..."
4. Social Security: Promise and Reality by Rita Ricardo-Campbell (1977)
"Because this is so, married working women complain that social security is inequitable where nonworking married women are concerned. ..."