Nonobservance Non`ob*serv"ance (n[o^]n`[o^]b*z[~e]rv"ans), n. Neglect or failure to observe or fulfill. [1913 Webster]

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  • nonobservance — nonobservant, adj. nonobservantly, adv. /non euhb zerr veuhns/, n. absence or lack of observance. [1735 45; NON + OBSERVANCE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • nonobservance — n. lack of observance; failure to observe religious laws or customs …   English contemporary dictionary

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