nonproprietary(redirected from nonproprietarily)
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1. (Pharmacology) of or denoting a drug or agent that is not manufactured under a trade name
2. not privately owned and controlled
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|Adj.||1.||nonproprietary - not protected by trademark or patent or copyright; "nonproprietary products are in the public domain and anyone can produce or distribute them"|
proprietary - protected by trademark or patent or copyright; made or produced or distributed by one having exclusive rights; "`Tylenol' is a proprietary drug of which `acetaminophen' is the generic form"