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[non-fee-zuh ns] /nɒnˈfi zəns/

noun, Law.
the omission of some act that ought to have been performed.
Compare , (def 2).
(law) a failure to act when under an obligation to do so Compare malfeasance, misfeasance

also non-feasance, “failure to do what should be done,” 1590s, from non- + feasance.


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