[non-kuh m-plahy-uh ns]


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for noncompliant

Contemporary Examples of noncompliant

  • About our Eric Garners—too fat, too scared, too noncompliant, too many kids—there are always, as Flagg knows well, excuses.

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    McConaughey’s ‘Stand’—And Ours

    James Poulos

    December 5, 2014

British Dictionary definitions for noncompliant



the act or state of not complying
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