- a that may not be returned
nonreturnable bottles cannot be exchanged for a deposit
sale merchandise is nonreturnable
- Consider the advance system, whereby a publisher pays an author a nonreturnable up-front fee for a book.
- Russians, for example, have few cars, scarcely any leaded gasoline and nothing like the plethora of disposable diapers, plastic containers and nonreturnable bottles that clog .
- In McCall's eight years in office, Oregon adopted one of the nation's first comprehensive land-use plans, banned nonreturnable beverage containers, placed its entire 300-mile .