[non-per-fawr-muh ns] /ˌnɒn pərˈfɔr məns/
failure or neglect to perform.
[pur-fuh-rey-tid] /ˈpɜr fəˌreɪ tɪd/ adjective 1. pierced with a hole or holes: Punch out along the perforated line. 2. Philately. (of a number of stamps joined together) having rows of closely spaced dividing each stamp from the others. 3. marked by or having : a perforated ulcer. /ˈpɜːfəˌreɪtɪd/ adjective 1. pierced with one or more […]
[proh-gruh-mat-ik] /ˌproʊ grəˈmæt ɪk/ adjective 1. of, pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling program music. 2. of, having, advocating, resembling, or following a plan, policy, or program: programmatic art. adj. 1847, from Greek programma (genitive programmatos; see program (n.)) + -ic. Related: Programmatically.
[pruh-gres-iv] /prəˈgrɛs ɪv/ adjective 1. favoring or advocating , change, improvement, or reform, as opposed to wishing to maintain things as they are, especially in political matters: a progressive mayor. 2. making toward better conditions; employing or advocating more enlightened or liberal ideas, new or experimental methods, etc.: a progressive community. 3. characterized by such […]
[proh-hib-i-tiv] /proʊˈhɪb ɪ tɪv/ adjective 1. serving or tending to or forbid something. 2. sufficing to prevent the use, purchase, etc., of something: prohibitive prices. /prəˈhɪbɪtɪv/ adjective 1. prohibiting or tending to prohibit 2. (esp of prices) tending or designed to discourage sale or purchase adj. c.1600, “having the quality of prohibiting,” from prohibit + […]