nonconforming

adjective
non·​con·​form·​ing | \ ˌnän-kən-ˈfȯr-miŋ How to pronounce nonconforming (audio) \

Definition of nonconforming

: not in accordance or agreement with prevailing norms, standards, or customs : not conforming a nonconforming loan … America still tends to be a country convinced that its own ways are not only best but inevitable, a country where the nonconforming voice has a hard time being heard.— Lawrence Lipking also : gender nonconforming

First Known Use of nonconforming

1632, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonconforming was in 1632

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“Nonconforming.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonconforming. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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nonconforming

adjective
non·​con·​form·​ing | \ ˌnän-kən-ˈfȯr-miŋ \

Legal Definition of nonconforming

: failing to conform or comply (as with contract requirements or specifications or a law)

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