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Meaning of “non-smoking” in the English Dictionary

"non-smoking" in British English

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non-smokingadjective

uk   /ˌnɒnˈsməʊ.kɪŋ/  us   /ˌnɑːnˈsmoʊ-/
B2 [before noun] A non-smoking ​person does not ​smoke: non-smoking ​passengers (also no-smoking) A non-smoking ​place is one where ​people are not ​allowed to ​smoke: Let's get a ​table in the no-smoking ​area. a non-smoking ​flight

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(Definition of non-smoking from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"non-smoking" in Business English

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non-smokingadjective

uk   us   /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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