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nontechnical

(nɒnˈtɛknɪkəl)
adj
not relating to, characteristic of, or skilled in a particular field of activity and its terminology
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Adj.1.nontechnical - not characteristic of or skilled in applied arts and sciencesnontechnical - not characteristic of or skilled in applied arts and sciences; "nontechnical aspects of the job"; "nontechnical training"; "an untechnical reader"; "in clear effective nontechnical language"
technical - characterizing or showing skill in or specialized knowledge of applied arts and sciences; "a technical problem"; "highly technical matters hardly suitable for the general public"; "a technical report"; "producing the A-bomb was a challenge to the technical people of this country"; "technical training"; "technical language"
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