[non-koh-op-uh-rey-shuh n] /ˌnɒn koʊˌɒp əˈreɪ ʃən/
failure or refusal to cooperate.
a method or practice, as that established in India by Gandhi, of showing opposition to acts or policies of the government by refusing to participate in civic and political life or to obey governmental regulations.
Compare (def 1), .
failure or refusal to cooperate
refusal to pay taxes, obey government decrees, etc, as a protest
[kawr-per-it, -prit] /ˈkɔr pər ɪt, -prɪt/ adjective 1. of, for, or belonging to a or corporations: a corporate executive; She considers the new federal subsidy just corporate welfare. 2. forming a corporation. 3. pertaining to a united group, as of persons: the corporate good. 4. united or combined into one. 5. . noun 6. a […]
[kawr-pawr-ee-uh l, -pohr-] /kɔrˈpɔr i əl, -ˈpoʊr-/ adjective 1. of the nature of the physical body; bodily. 2. material; tangible: corporeal property. /kɔːˈpɔːrɪəl/ adjective 1. of the nature of the physical body; not spiritual 2. of a material nature; physical adj. early 15c., with adjectival suffix -al (1) + Latin corporeus “of the nature of […]
[non-kuh-rek-ting] /ˈnɒn kəˈrɛk tɪŋ/ adjective, Ophthalmology. 1. (of eyeglass lenses) ground and polished without a corrective prescription.
[kuh-rek-shuh n] /kəˈrɛk ʃən/ noun 1. something that is substituted or proposed for what is wrong or inaccurate; emendation. 2. the act of . 3. punishment intended to reform, improve, or rehabilitate; chastisement; reproof. 4. Usually, corrections. the various methods, as incarceration, parole, and probation, by which society deals with convicted offenders. 5. a quantity […]