Of, relating to, or constituting an educational course that does not offer credit toward an academic degree.
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1. (Education) education relating to an educational course that does not provide credit towards an academic degree
2. (Banking & Finance) banking relating to banking services that do not involve the provision of credit
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(nɒnˈkrɛd ɪt)

(of an academic course) conferring no official credit, as toward a degree.
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