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Definition of "nonalcoholic" []

  • A beverage usually containing less than 0.5 percent alcohol by volume. (noun)
  • Of, relating to, or being a beverage whose alcohol content is very low or negligible. (adjective)
  • Containing no alcohol: nonalcoholic medication. (adjective)
  • Dealcoholized. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "nonalcoholic" in a sentence
  • "In adults, researchers have shown an association between metabolic syndrome and a group of diseases called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease NAFLD, which at its most severe, may progress to irreversible liver damage."
  • "Research shows that many people with type 2 diabetes also have excess liver fat, a condition called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)."
  • "Research shows that many people with type 2 diabetes also have excess liver fat, a condition called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease NAFLD."