Nonbinding (adjective)

Not having legal force or binding effect.


Non- + binding.


  1. The agreement was nonbinding and did not require either party to take any specific action.
  2. The nonbinding resolution expressed the opinion of the assembly but did not have any legal power.
  3. He proposed a nonbinding referendum on the issue.
  4. The nonbinding contract outlined the general terms of the agreement but was not legally enforceable.
  5. The nonbinding recommendation did not require the government to implement the proposed policy.
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