non·per·for·mance /ˌnän-pər-'fȯr-məns/ n: neglect or failure to perform
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
avoidance, breach of promise, default, delinquency, dereliction of duty, disregard, dutilessness, evasion, evasion of duty, failure to perform, idleness, inactivity, inexecution, laxity, neglect, negligence, noncompletion, noncompliance, noncooperation, nonfeasance, nonfulfillment, nonpractice, omission, truancy, unduteousness, undutifulness, unfulfillment
associated concepts: nonperformance of a contract, nonperformance of a duty
breach, default, deficiency, delinquency (failure of duty), dereliction, failure (falling short), frustration, laches, laxity, miscarriage, neglect, nonfeasance
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
n.Failure to perform some duty or obligation; failure to perform according to the terms of a contract.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
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Nonperformance — Non per*form ance, n. Neglect or failure to perform. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
nonperformance — [spelling only] … English World dictionary
nonperformance — /non peuhr fawr meuhns/, n. failure or neglect to perform. [1500 10; NON + PERFORMANCE] * * * … Universalium
nonperformance — noun A failure to perform in a reasonable manner, or to perform a task that one was legally bound to do … Wiktionary
nonperformance — Synonyms and related words: Sisyphean labor, culpa, culpable negligence, default, delinquency, dereliction, disconformity, disregard, endless task, failure, inadvertence, inadvertency, inattention, inexecution, inobservance, laches, laissez faire … Moby Thesaurus
nonperformance — n. lack of execution; lack of function … English contemporary dictionary
nonperformance — non·performance … English syllables
nonperformance — non per•form′ance n … From formal English to slang
nonperformance — A failure or omission to perform. The breach of a contract by failure to perform in accordance with the terms and conditions of the contract. 17 Am J2d Contr §§ 355 et seq … Ballentine's law dictionary
nonperformance — noun failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances • Syn: ↑negligence, ↑carelessness, ↑neglect • Derivationally related forms: ↑neglect (for: ↑neglect), ↑car … Useful english dictionary