non·pro·pri·e·tary /ˌnän-prə-'prī-ə-ˌter-ē/ adj: not proprietary

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  • nonproprietary — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • nonproprietary — non·pro·pri·etary prə prī ə .ter ē adj not proprietary <a drug s nonproprietary name> * * * non·pro·pri·e·tary (non″pro priґə tar e) not protected against free competition by patent, trademark, or other means; see also generic… …   Medical dictionary

  • nonproprietary — adjective not protected by trademark or patent or copyright nonproprietary products are in the public domain and anyone can produce or distribute them • Ant: ↑proprietary • Similar to: ↑generic, ↑unpatented …   Useful english dictionary

  • nonproprietary — adj., n., pl. nonproprietaries. * * * …   Universalium

  • nonproprietary — adjective Lacking proprietary value; not private or privileged information …   Wiktionary

  • nonproprietary — n. absence of decency, absence of properness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonproprietary — non·proprietary …   English syllables

  • nonproprietary name — A short name (often called a generic name) of a chemical, drug, or other substance that is not subject to trademark (proprietary) rights but is, in contrast to a trivial name, recognized or recommended by government agencies ( e.g., Federal Food… …   Medical dictionary

  • International Nonproprietary Name — An International Nonproprietary Name (INN; also known as rINN, for recommended International Nonproprietary Name or pINN for proposed International Nonproprietary Name) is the official non proprietary or generic name given to a pharmaceutical… …   Wikipedia

  • International Nonproprietary Name — Als Internationaler Freiname (INN) oder Generischer Name (Abkürzung vom Engl.: International Nonproprietary Name) werden die von der Weltgesundheitsorganisation vergebenen, gemeinfreien Namen für Arzneimittelwirkstoffe bezeichnet. Sie erlauben… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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