non·​de·​liv·​ery | \ ˌnän-di-ˈli-v(ə-)rē How to pronounce nondelivery (audio) , -dē- \

Definition of nondelivery

: failure or refusal to deliver something (such as a product or service) Common fraud included the nondelivery of merchandise ordered through Web sites …The Los Angeles Times

Examples of nondelivery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Buyers from two large U.S. companies with operations in Brazil, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said there is also a risk of nondelivery. Mark Weinraub And Ana Mano Reuters, Star Tribune, 21 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of nondelivery

1646, in the meaning defined above

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“Nondelivery.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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