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Failure or refusal to comply.

non′com·pli′ant adj. & n.


the act or state of not complying


(ˌnɒn kəmˈplaɪ əns)

failure or refusal to comply, as with the terms of an agreement or a prescribed medical regimen.
non`com•pli′ant, non`com•ply′ing, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.noncompliance - the failure to obeynoncompliance - the failure to obey      
insubordination, rebelliousness - an insubordinate act
contempt - a willful disobedience to or disrespect for the authority of a court or legislative body
contumacy - willful refusal to appear before a court or comply with a court order; can result in a finding of contempt of court
abidance, compliance, conformity, conformation - acting according to certain accepted standards; "their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices"


The condition or practice of not obeying:
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His noncompliance, therefore, exasperated the governor, whose courtiers and attendants set up a furious howl to enforce immediate obedience on the part of the aerial monster.
The Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) noted in its latest report released on August 11 that noncompliance among OPEC's members, and those nonmembers who also agreed to cut oil production, increased again in July.
The team visited one scrap casting unit at Rehman baba colony near Al-Faisal Bank Shoba chowk Peshawar and Tyre Pyrolysis Unit at Badabheer Peshawar on Monday (May22) and sealed them for the noncompliance of EPOs.
Noncompliance is a common behavior problem exhibited by typically developing children, as well as individuals with intellectual disabilities, and is correlated with a number of psychiatric diagnoses later in life.
This inaction has been the standard since this Board found Syria to be in noncompliance with its NPT safeguards agreement more than four years ago.
Although medication has proved to be one tool that can help and improve the life of psychiatric patient, medication noncompliance is the primary focus of this study.
These results led ACC to tailor mishap prevention efforts to not only attack willful noncompliance issues, but also address other issues affecting safety such as aircrew proficiency concerns, and a needed re-invigoration of the overall safety enterprise.
The Regulations seek to prescribe a financial disincentive on Broadband Service providers for non-compliance with the benchmark of the Quality of Service Parameters at a rate not exceeding Rs 50,000 per parameter for the first non-compliance and Rs 1,00,000 per parameter for subsequent noncompliance of the benchmarks.
Siegel (political science, US Naval Postgraduate School) examines five cases of noncompliance with European Union law in order to analyze compliance behavior by states as the result of the interaction of different levels of politics (i.
GAO was asked to (1) describe sole proprietor losses and the extent to which the losses are noncompliant, (2) assess how well IRS addresses the noncompliance, and (3) identify any options to better limit noncompliant losses.
The organisation said that in the remaining 2% of the audits the carriers resolved the issues of noncompliance before the aircraft flew again.