Word:

Nonce

Pronunciation: nǒns
for the nonce, i. e. for the present time.
The miller was a stout carl for the nones.
- Chaucer.
And that he calls for drink, I 'll have prepared him
A chalice for the nonce.
- Shak.
n.1.The one or single occasion; the present call or purpose; - chiefly used in the phrase
Nonce word
"a word apparently employed only for the nonce".
- Murray (New English Dict.).
Noun1.nonce - the present occasion; "for the nonce"
Synonyms: time being
contemporaneity, contemporaneousness, historical present, modernity, newness, now, nowadays, nowness, our times, present, present tense, presentness, the Now Generation, the nonce, the now, the present, the present age, the present day, the present hour, the present juncture, the present time, the time being, the times, these days, this day, this hour, this instant, this moment, this point, this stage, today
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Nonattendance
nonattender
Nonattention
nonautonomous
nonbearing
nonbeing
nonbeliever
nonbelligerent
nonbiodegradable pollution
Nonbituminous
noncallable bond
noncaloric
noncandidate
noncarbonated
noncausal
noncausative
-- Nonce --
nonce word
noncellular
Nonchalance
Nonchalant
Nonchalantly
nonchristian
nonchurchgoing
noncitizen
noncivilised
noncivilized
Nonclaim
nonclassical
Noncohesion
Noncoincidence
Noncoincident
noncollapsable
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