nonconformance

noun
non·​con·​for·​mance | \ˌnän-kən-ˈfȯr-mən(t)s \

Definition of nonconformance 

: failure to conform

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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, "Community News For The Wethersfield Edition," 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, "Community News For The Wethersfield Edition," 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, "Community News For The Wethersfield Edition," 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, "Community News For The Wethersfield Edition," 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, "Community News For The Wethersfield Edition," 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, "Community News For The Wethersfield Edition," 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, "Community News For The Wethersfield Edition," 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, "Community News For The Wethersfield Edition," 3 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of nonconformance

1786, in the meaning defined above

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