noncompliant noncompliant

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who refuses to comply
  2. (adj) boldly resisting authority or an opposing force

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. What's happening is that peace and stability are taking hold, and the more they do, noncompliant forces are becoming more desperate and radicalized.
  2. Many expected him to wait until after the Episcopalians' September deadline, and then if they proved noncompliant disinvite the entire American contingent.
  3. In five earlier cases, Finch gave noncompliant local school authorities a 60day grace period in which to meet federal standards.

News

  • Neighborhood coalition urges stronger enforcement of noise ordinance

    A coalition of 13 neighborhood groups released a seven-point proposal Monday designed to strengthen enforcement of New Orleans' noise ordinance. The plan includes the levying of unlimited fines, closing or limiting the hours of noncompliant businesses, lowering accepted noise levels...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Quotes

  1. "There are indications that the bank may have been noncompliant in administering the oil-for-food program," said Henry Hyde, chairman of the committee. "If true, these possible banking lapses may have facilitated Saddam Hussein's manipulation...
    on Nov 15, 2004 By: Henry Hyde Source: MSNBC

  2. "By financially punishing noncompliant states with the loss of (federal) funding, the regulation would intrude on the authority of states to enact and enforce laws that ensure women's access to birth control," Brown said in an Aug. 4 letter to...
    on Aug 20, 2008 By: Jerry Brown Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "States need to fully implement the new law immediately so we know where these sex offenders are, and tougher penalties will make it less desirable for them to be noncompliant," said Ernie Allen, President and CEO of NCMEC. "We cannot allow...
    on Feb 28, 2007 By: Ernie Allen Source: PR Newswire (press release)

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