Definition of Nonperformance

1. Noun. Failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances.




Definition of Nonperformance

1. n. Neglect or failure to perform.

Definition of Nonperformance

1. Noun. A failure to perform in a reasonable manner, or to perform a task that one was legally bound to do ¹

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Definition of Nonperformance

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonperformance

nonpeptides
nonpeptidic
nonpeptidyl
nonperceived
nonperceiving
nonperception
nonperceptive
nonperceptual
nonperching
nonpercolative
nonpercussive
nonperennial
nonperennials
nonperfect
nonperforated
nonperformance (current term)
nonperformances
nonperformative
nonperformer
nonperformers
nonperforming
nonperfumed
nonpericyclic
nonperiod
nonperiodic
nonperiodically
nonperiodontal
nonperipheral
nonperiphrastic
nonperishable

Literary usage of Nonperformance

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1. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"A penalty Is In the nature of a punishment for the nonperformance of an act, ... A penalty is a sum of money In groes to be paid for the nonperformance of ..."

2. Handbook of the Law of Sales by Francis Buchanan Tiffany (1908)
"EXCUSES FOR nonperformance OF ... example of waiver is where the buyer elects» not to treat the nonperformance by the seller of a promise or warranty as a ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1913)
"... against another for its breach without averring and proving performance of his own antecedent obligations, or some legal excuse for nonperformance, or, ..."

4. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1901)
"... a specific performance cannot properly be decreed, equity will award such damages for nonperformance as might be recovered at law 3 Ala. 404; Milkman v. ..."

5. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1906)
"... to perform the condition, his interest in the property was subject to forfeiture at the instance of plaintiffs for nonperformance of the condition. ..."

6. Engineering and Architectural Jurisprudence: A Presentation of the Law of by John Cassan Wait (1898)
"nonperformance OP CONTRACT. POWER OF OWNER OR COMPANY TO TERMINATE, RESCIND, OR ANNUL CONTRACT FOR CERTAIN CAUSES. POWER TO EMPLOY OTHERS TO COMPLETE WORK ..."

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