Definition of “non-smoking” - English Dictionary

“non-smoking” in British English

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non-smokingadjective

uk /ˌnɒnˈsməʊ.kɪŋ/ us /ˌnɑːnˈsmoʊ.kɪŋ/

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 /ˌnɒnˈsməʊkɪŋ/ us

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)