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1. Performing poorly or unsatisfactorily: nonperforming schools.
2. Failing to produce income: a bank with many nonperforming loans.
(Law) law failure to perform a task in a reasonable manner
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|Noun||1.||nonperformance - failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances|
dereliction - willful negligence
comparative negligence - (law) negligence allocated between the plaintiff and the defendant with a corresponding reduction in damages paid to the plaintiff
concurrent negligence - (law) negligence of two of more persons acting independently; the plaintiff may sue both together or separately
contributory negligence - (law) behavior by the plaintiff that contributes to the harm resulting from the defendant's negligence; "in common law any degree of contributory negligence would bar the plaintiff from collecting damages"
criminal negligence, culpable negligence - (law) recklessly acting without reasonable caution and putting another person at risk of injury or death (or failing to do something with the same consequences)
neglect of duty - (law) breach of a duty