Definition of nonobservance in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌnänəbˈzərvəns/


Failure to fulfill or comply with an obligation, rule, or custom.
Example sentences
  • Flouting of convention can provoke conflict which is just as sharp as that caused by non-observance of laws.
  • The first of these relates to the non-observance of the accord.
  • The non-observance of feeding rules and medical prevention, leads to many more diseases than otherwise would be the case.

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Syllabification: non·ob·serv·ance

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