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non-smoking

adjective
 
 
/ˌnɒnˈsməʊkɪŋ/
( also no-smoking) WORKPLACE used to describe a place where people are not allowed to smoke: non-smoking area/section It's physically impossible to prevent cigarette smoke from drifting from the smoking area over to the non-smoking areas. All our offices have been non-smoking for several years now.
used to describe a person who does not smoke: Non-smoking colleagues often resent the fact that smokers are allowed to take time for a cigarette break outside.
(Definition of non-smoking from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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