noncompliance noncompliance  /ˌnɑn kəm ˈplaɪ əns/


  • (n) the failure to obey


  1. Antidraft groups, which had been predicting widespread noncompliance, were unconvinced by the Selective Service's figures.
  2. This presumes effective regulation to prevent an unacceptable level of claim denials, with the public option as the consequence of noncompliance.
  3. Revving up its inspection program at Millstone, her agency found such pervasive noncompliance that it ordered all three plants there to shut down for sweeping repairs.


  1. Inspection rips Longview animal shelter, finds minimum standard not met in 17 of 45 areas

    A recent inspection by the Texas Department of Health Services cited Longview’s animal shelter for gross noncompliance, saying some conditions bordered on cruelty. Promote to Mobile read more
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KETK 56 Tyler

  2. EHRs seen as vital to strategy for medication compliance

    Physicians should view noncompliance as a diagnosable and treatable condition that is costing the health care system $100 billion annually, the researchers wrote. They said barriers to medication adherence are similar to other complex health behaviors such as weight loss.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: American Medical Association


  1. "The ruling confirms more than ever that Microsoft must comply," said EU Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes. "I will not tolerate continued noncompliance."
    on Sep 17, 2007 By: Neelie Kroes Source: Forbes

  2. "We suspect there is substantial noncompliance by many of the international federations," Pound told the International Olympic Committee assembly. "If a sport or a national Olympic committee is not code compliant, the sport in particular...
    on Jul 6, 2006 By: Dick Pound Source: 940 News

  3. He sent the documents to Mr. Hood, Judge Acker writes, "for the calculated purpose of ensuring noncompliance with or avoidance of the injunction's clear first paragraph."
    on Jun 18, 2007 By: Acker Source: Wall Street Journal

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