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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (29)
  • Failure: Omission; nonperformance. of: Characterized or identified by
  • I think he should sue, for nonperformance of the educational contract.
  • It's too bad that the federal government can't be sued for nonperformance.
  • For private label deals, the rate of nonperformance is 31.1%; for all other mortgages, it's 8.6%. for more
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