nonconformance

noun
non·​con·​for·​mance | \ ˌnän-kən-ˈfȯr-mən(t)s How to pronounce nonconformance (audio) \

Definition of nonconformance

: failure to conform

Examples of nonconformance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Responsible parties must be held accountable and face meaningful consequences for nonconformance. Andy Purdy, Forbes, 7 May 2021 All artificial decorations placed in nonconformance with this chapter or with rules established by the Sexton pursuant thereto shall be subject to confiscation. Courant Community, 3 Apr. 2018 All artificial decorations placed in nonconformance with this chapter or with rules established by the Sexton pursuant thereto shall be subject to confiscation. Courant Community, 3 Apr. 2018 All artificial decorations placed in nonconformance with this chapter or with rules established by the Sexton pursuant thereto shall be subject to confiscation. Courant Community, 3 Apr. 2018 All artificial decorations placed in nonconformance with this chapter or with rules established by the Sexton pursuant thereto shall be subject to confiscation. Courant Community, 3 Apr. 2018 All artificial decorations placed in nonconformance with this chapter or with rules established by the Sexton pursuant thereto shall be subject to confiscation. Courant Community, 3 Apr. 2018 All artificial decorations placed in nonconformance with this chapter or with rules established by the Sexton pursuant thereto shall be subject to confiscation. Courant Community, 3 Apr. 2018 All artificial decorations placed in nonconformance with this chapter or with rules established by the Sexton pursuant thereto shall be subject to confiscation. Courant Community, 3 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of nonconformance

1786, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonconformance was in 1786

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15 May 2021

Cite this Entry

“Nonconformance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonconformance. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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