- failure to support a spouse, child, or other dependent as required by law.
Origin of nonsupport
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Examples from the Web for nonsupport
Since one of the nurses said he could be arrested for my nonsupport, I've been awfully close-mouthed.Atlantic Classics, Second Series
Henry C. Merwin