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non·fic·tion

 (nŏn-fĭk′shən)
n.
1. The category of literature, drama, film, or other creative work, including essays, expository prose, and documentaries, whose content is based on fact and is not imagined.
2.
a. Works in this category: I've read her novels but not her nonfiction.
b. A work in this category: the nonfictions of V.S. Naipaul.

non·fic′tion, non·fic′tion·al adj.

nonfiction

(ˌnɒnˈfɪkʃən)
n
1. (Library Science & Bibliography) writing dealing with facts and events rather than imaginative narration
2. (Library Science & Bibliography) (modifier) relating to or denoting nonfiction
nonˈfictional adj
nonˈfictionally adv

non•fic•tion

(nɒnˈfɪk ʃən)

n.
literature comprising works that are not fictional.
[1905–10]
non•fic′tion•al, adj.
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Noun1.nonfiction - prose writing that is not fictional
article - nonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication
prose - ordinary writing as distinguished from verse