from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A failure to deliver

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A neglect or failure of delivery; omission of delivery.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Neglect or failure to deliver.


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  • While trying to balance the fame with her regular work responsibilities, she fell further and further behind writing "I Think I Love You" - ultimately prompting Miramax, which had preliminarily bought the rights, to sue her for nondelivery.

    Author Allison Pearson sings the song of the modern mom

  • Top scams now include nondelivery of ordered merchandise, fraudulent emails claiming to be from the FBI seeking personal and financial information, identity theft, credit-card fraud, online auction fraud, and job and investment scams.

    Cybercrime Complaints, Reported Losses Increase

  • Also big was nondelivery of merchandise or payment, which notched second at 19 percent.

    Top 10 Internet Crimes of 2006 | Impact Lab

  • The mails in Mexico are notorious for nondelivery and pilferage, so we have signed a contract with Mail Boxes, Etc. to have our stateside mail forwarded to a Laredo mailbox, from which it is sent by some modern equivalent of the Pony Express to a Puerto Vallarta office.

    Gringos in Paradise

  • Sbarro, a nondelivery competitor, started as a deli, but expanded widely.

    The Rule of Three

  • In August, the United States filed a Production Request in Case B/1, a case in which Iran alleges the United States is liable for termination costs and the nondelivery of goods and services under contracts through the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program.

    Letter On Regulations In Regard To Iran

  • Guerra's acts were admixed with the common crime of murder, arson, kidnaping, and robbery, the option of nondelivery became void, a position which this Government was unable to admit in view of the received international doctrine and practice in the matter.

    State of the Union Address (1790-2001)

  • Marshall based his homily on the questionable assumption that the President had not the power to remove Marbury from office, for if he had this power the nondelivery of the document was of course immaterial.

    John Marshall and the Constitution; a chronicle of the Supreme court

  • Carolina statute which sought to make mental anguish caused by the negligent nondelivery of a telegram a cause of action, was held to be, as applied to messages transmitted from one State to another or to the

    The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation Annotations of Cases Decided by the Supreme Court of the United States to June 30, 1952

  • Juliet, meanwhile, owing to her father's arbitrary change of the day set for her wedding, has been compelled to drink the potion on Tuesday night, with the result that Balthasar informs Romeo of her supposed death before Friar Lawrence learns of the nondelivery of the letter.



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