nonresponsive

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adjective non·re·spon·sive \ ˌnän-ri-ˈspän(t)-siv \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of nonresponsive

1 :not giving response :not responsive
  • a nonresponsive police force
2 :not adequately addressing or meeting the requirements contained in a request for competitive bids on a contract
  • deemed the bid to be nonresponsive and rejected it

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First Known Use of nonresponsive

1845


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