nonpayment

[non-pey-muh nt]

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. nonparticipation,
  2. nonpartisan,
  3. nonpartisan league,
  4. nonparty,
  5. nonpaying,
  6. nonpeak,
  7. nonpenetrance,
  8. nonpenetrant trait,
  9. nonpenetrating wound,
  10. nonperformance

Origin of nonpayment

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at non-, payment

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British Dictionary definitions for nonpayment

nonpayment

noun

the act or state of not paying
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