(nɒnˈkɒm yə nɪst)

1. not belonging to or supporting the Communist Party or Communism.
2. a person who does not belong to the Communist Party or support Communism.
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Citing the North Korean economy as the most unknown area in North Korean Studies--publication of official quantitative data on its economy ceased in 1963--Park presents his book in four parts, which considers: osocial transitiono as a period of transition from a non-communist society to a communist one; the period from 1953 to 1986 which saw the development of a self-reliant economy in the context of being a small and resource-poor country; three important findings from their Journal of Economic Research; the analysis of North Korean documents in an attempt to calculate their national budget revenue and expenditure from 2000 to 2012.
In 1954, the temporary partition of Vietnam for which the Geneva Accords provided led to the migration of more than 800,000 Vietnamese to the non-communist zone south of the seventeenth parallel.
"And yes, in some cases, it has reached too far inappropriately." The top US diplomat was to fly in from Saudi Arabia late on Monday, and head straight to a wreath laying in memory of Tadeusz Mazowiecki, the first non-Communist premier in Soviet-dominated eastern Europe, who died a week ago aged 86.
His political career took a flying start in 1990 when he became UDF spokesman in the second-biggest town of Plovdiv only to be appointed two years later Deputy Minister of Justice in the first non-communist government of Bulgaria since 1944.
British communists fraternised with non-communists and were accepted in non-communist organisations, and because the British communist movement had not made the same huge sacrifices during the war, individual communists did not feel morally obligated to join or stay in the CPGB.
THE people of Czechoslovakia last celebrated the election of former dissident Vaclav Havel as their first non-communist president since 1948.
Donald Tusk is the first non-communist Polish Prime Minister to visit India on an official trip.
The intensification of relations between the EU and Chisinau follows the change of government in Moldova after the July 2009 general elections, which brought to power a pro-European alliance of non-Communist parties.
This interaction is the key to understanding why a regional pattern of increasing violence, and of decreasing cooperation with non-communist parties and democratic politics, emerged in 1948; while also allowing us to understand the uniqueness of the individual parties' paths to revolution.
The political crisis lasted from 1949 to 1952, but its pivot was in August 1950 when 31 professors were fired by the Board of Regents of the University of California for refusing to sign a non-communist loyalty oath.
Russia and China have no incentive to rein in North Korea; they have more to gain by having it serve as a nettlesome thorn and security threat to its non-communist neighbors and the United States.
One by one, Soviet-bloc countries begin to elect non-Communist governments.

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