from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. That does not comply with a rule or regulation
  • n. The refusal to comply

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Neglecting or refusing to comply.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Assuming the patient is identified as noncomplying which process may raise Fourth Amendment issues, enforcement by quarantine until the patient complies with and completes treatment appears at first blush to be constitutional.

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  • Brussels immediately responded by insisting that noncomplying airlines will face large fines, and even bans on operating in Europe.

    Europe's Carbon Trade War

  • The policy states that because there are some countries that have not lived up to their obligations under international nuclear treaties, the U.S. reserved the right to keep noncomplying countries targeted.

    Crackdown Sought on Nuclear Material

  • This law also imposed liability “for all damages sustained by any person” because of a noncomplying train.29 Other statutes required railroads to build fences, and made them liable for fires caused by engine sparks.

    A History of American Law

  • The spirits distilled in the noncomplying counties were intercepted in their way to market and seized by the officers of the revenue, and the agents for the army were directed to purchase only those spirits on which the duty had been paid.

    Life and Times of Washington

  • The administration also instructed agencies to give the Office of Management and Budget the names of noncomplying recipients and inform officials of any enforcement actions. Top News

  • Based on recent investigations and reviews of construction for the entire City Center project, this fast track construction project has resulted in a significant baklog of noncomplying construction deficiencies that must still be remedied.

    Las Vegas Sun Stories: All Sun Headlines

  • The bill also provides for sanctions in the form of budget reduction for any noncomplying program.

    News for Charlottesville Daily Progress

  • Moreover, the new rules will not prevent them from using noncomplying televisions if they were purchased in other states, though regulators are threatening to stop Californians from buying such TVs from online retailers.

    City Journal

  • But violations found after work has started must be reported to the contracting officer, along with any disciplinary actions taken by the contractor against the noncomplying employee. Top News


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