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nondefence

(ˌnɒnˈdiːfɛns) or

nondefense

adj
not relating to defence, esp military defence
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Nondefense capital goods orders excluding aircraft edged up 0.4% versus 0.9% (revised from 1.5%) and has posted three consecutive months of gains.
Nondefense communications equipment 2.0 1.1 -0.9 12.3
Nondefense communications equipment 1.8 6.8 -7.9 -2.8
Cuts to defense and nondefense R&D will total an estimated $9.0 billion from the fiscal year (FY) 2013 federal R&D budget.
It indicated that "specifically, OMB calculates that, over the course of the fiscal year, the sequestration requires a 7.8 percent reduction in non-exempt defense discretionary funding and a 5.0 percent reduction in non-exempt nondefense discretionary funding." It added that "the sequestration also requires reductions of 2.0 percent to Medicare, 5.1 percent to other non-exempt nondefense mandatory programs, and 7.
(5) Noting the rarity of such a nondefense decision, Holder explained
The cuts would affect nondefense discretionary programs--such as health and education programs--that have already been cut by 10 percent, and some of which have been cut by as much as 50 percent.
Third, defense spending is not exempt and, in fact, carries a greater burden in cuts than nondefense spending.
However, proponents of starve the beast argue that low federal revenues might be able to limit the growth of certain components of the budget, such as nondefense discretionary spending.
Nondefense communications equipment -3.7 3.0 -3.5 -22.8
July June All Durables Industries 207,584 218,163 216,650 Primary metals 22,062 24,163 23,734 Fabricated metal products 28,002 28,241 28,041 Machinery 30,580 32,740 31,553 Construction mach'y 2,561 3,153 2,645 Mining mach'y 1,907 1,970 1,990 Industrial mach'y 2,801 3,395 2,841 Photographic eqpt 538 596 501 Vent, refrigeration 4,486 5,286 5,026 Metalworking mach'y 2,557 2,572 2,531 Turbines, power transm 3,484 3,601 4,491 Material handling eqpt 2,695 2,602 2,370 Computers & Electronics 27,639 27,099 28,372 Computers 3,002 2,886 3,443 Nondefense comm.
(All figures are adjusted for inflation and based on Office of Management and Budget data.) He jacked up nondefense discretionary spending 34.2 percent and defense spending 33.1 percent.