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[non-kuh m-plahy-uh ns]
  1. 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
Related formsnon·com·pli·ant, non·com·ply·ing, adjective, noun
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Historical Examples of non-complying

  • The national paper might thus take place even in the non-complying States.

    Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson

British Dictionary definitions for non-complying


  1. the act or state of not complying
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