nonsupport

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noun non·sup·port \ˌnän-sə-ˈpȯrt\

Definition of nonsupport

  1. :  failure to support; specifically :  failure (as of a parent) to honor a statutory or contractual obligation to provide maintenance

1851

First Known Use of nonsupport

1851


Law Dictionary

nonsupport

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noun non·sup·port \ˌnän-sə-ˈpȯrt\

Legal Definition of nonsupport

  1. :  failure (as of a parent) to honor a statutory or contractual obligation to provide support; also :  the crime of such failure to support



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