noncomplying

adjective
non·​com·​ply·​ing | \ ˌnän-kəm-ˈplī-iŋ How to pronounce noncomplying (audio) \

Definition of noncomplying

: not complying with something (such as a rule or regulation) noncomplying employers

Examples of noncomplying in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Any village official may warn a noncomplying person of the requirement. Ed Wittenberg, cleveland, "Orange council passes law requiring face masks in certain areas of Community Park," 3 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of noncomplying

1649, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of noncomplying was in 1649

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6 Dec 2020

Cite this Entry

“Noncomplying.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncomplying. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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