noncompliance

[non-kuh m-plahy-uh ns]

noun

failure or refusal to comply, as with a law, regulation, or term of a contract.

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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Related Words for noncompliance

refusal, objection, dissent, protest, disobedience, disagreement

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British Dictionary definitions for noncompliance

noncompliance

noun

the act or state of not complying
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