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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Failure to perform an act that is either an official duty or a legal requirement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The intentional failure to perform an official duty or legal requirement.
  • n. The lack of liability associated with the failure to act.

Etymologies

non- + (mis)feasance.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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