noun[mass noun] chiefly Law
Failure to provide or deliver goods.
- The defendants had made a bad bargain but the contract was held to be valid and the plaintiff's claim for non-delivery upheld.
- Additionally, he can claim damages for non-delivery.
- Only if the seller fails to present complying documents by the conclusion of the contract may the buyer treat himself as discharged from further performance and claim damages for non-delivery.
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