Definition of non-delivery in English:

non-delivery

noun

Law
  • [mass noun] Failure to provide or deliver goods.

    • ‘Only if the seller fails to present complying documents by the conclusion of the contract may the buyer treat himself as discharged from further performance and claim damages for non-delivery.’
    • ‘Additionally, he can claim damages for non-delivery.’
    • ‘He then deleted both the record of the sent mail and the message indicating non-delivery.’
    • ‘In the past I have had reason to complain about non-delivery and incorrect delivery of items to my address.’
    • ‘The defendants had made a bad bargain but the contract was held to be valid and the plaintiff's claim for non-delivery upheld.’

Pronunciation:

non-delivery

/nɒndɪˈlɪv(ə)ri/