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nonsupport

[non-suh-pawrt, -pohrt] /ˌnɒn səˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt/
noun, Law.
1.
failure to support a spouse, child, or other dependent as required by law.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; non- + support
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  • Charges such as contempt of court or criminal nonsupport may be filed.
  • Geans creates a continuum upon which a parent's level of support, or nonsupport, is measured to determine criminal liability.

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