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Noun1.nonparticipation - withdrawing from the activities of a group
group action - action taken by a group of people
isolation - a country's withdrawal from international politics; "he opposed a policy of American isolation"
neutrality - nonparticipation in a dispute or war
involvement, participation, involution, engagement - the act of sharing in the activities of a group; "the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities"
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The increased dominance of India and China as engines of world growth, as well as post-Kyoto discussions, are critical issues that need to be factored in, as does the nonparticipation of the US.
Public trust in the pension system and in lawmakers was significantly damaged by a recent series of scandals involving the nonparticipation and nonpayment of national pension premiums by parliamentarians from both the ruling and opposition camps.
The Air National Guard has not placed the same degree of command emphasis on the issue, but under existing procedures the guard had a nonparticipation rate of 1.
Our study is limited by small sample size and nonparticipation.
The other types of error result from nonobservations or nonparticipation, but measurement error results from mistakes made by respondents.
He attributes the attraction of the profession to factors such as high earnings early in the career and relatively easy re-entry after periods of nonparticipation in the labor force.
If responsibilities of home and family preclude full-time employment for married women, then part-time employment represents an alternative to nonparticipation.
Nonprofit advocacy groups, university administrators, and government officials are challenged to intervene so that nonparticipation does not continue to remain a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Douglas Bernheim suggests that financial illiteracy plays an important role in nonparticipation.
is pleased Japan is offering 30 billion dollars in aid to troubled Asian economies but hopes it is ''not a substitution for the nonparticipation in the nine-sector liberalization.
and several other retailers to withdraw from a plan covering Maryland state employees because reimbursement rates were below cost are two of the more high-profile examples of retailers reaching the point where nonparticipation in a plan is preferential to being in one where they can't make any money.