[ non-kuh n-fawr-muh ns ]
/ ˌnɒn kənˈfɔr məns /


lack of conformity.


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Origin of nonconformance

First recorded in 1835–45; non- + conformance Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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