noncooperation


non·co·op·er·a·tion

noun \ˌnän-kō-ˌä-pə-ˈrā-shən\

: failure or refusal to do what someone has told or asked you to do : lack of cooperation

Full Definition of NONCOOPERATION

:  failure or refusal to cooperate; specifically :  refusal through civil disobedience of a people to cooperate with the government of a country
non·co·op·er·a·tion·ist \-sh(ə-)nist\ noun
non·co·op·er·a·tor \-ˈä-pə-ˌrā-tər\ noun

Examples of NONCOOPERATION

  1. They adopted a strategy of noncooperation until they were treated fairly.

First Known Use of NONCOOPERATION

1795

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