[ non-pey-muh nt ]
/ nɒnˈpeɪ mənt /


failure or neglect to pay: His property was confiscated for nonpayment of taxes.


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Origin of nonpayment

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at non-, payment Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for nonpayment

/ (nɒnˈpeɪmənt) /


the act or state of not paying
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