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nonperformance

[ non-per-fawr-muhns ]
/ ˌnɒn pərˈfɔr məns /
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noun
failure or neglect to perform.
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Origin of nonperformance

First recorded in 1500–10; non- + performance
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How to use nonperformance in a sentence

  • A certain amount of this is required of him by the state, with a heavy fine for nonperformance of these duties.

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