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noncompliance

[ non-kuhm-plahy-uhns ]
/ ˌnɒn kəmˈplaɪ əns /
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noun
failure or refusal to comply, as with a law, regulation, or term of a contract.
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Origin of noncompliance

First recorded in 1680–90; non- + compliance

OTHER WORDS FROM noncompliance

non·com·pli·ant, non·com·ply·ing, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for noncompliance

noncompliance
/ (ˌnɒnkəmˈplaɪəns) /

noun
the act or state of not complying
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