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[non-kuh m-plahy-uh ns]
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  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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Related Words for noncompliant

refractory, belligerent, negative, irregular, contumacious, divergent, impatient, rebellious, recalcitrant, restive, truculent, declinatory, declining, refusing

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British Dictionary definitions for noncompliant


  1. the act or state of not complying
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