Definition of nonsupport in English:

nonsupport

noun

Law
  • Failure to provide for the maintenance of a child, spouse, or other dependent as required by law.

    • ‘And if there's someone who could sue for nonsupport, it's Weaver.’
    • ‘Despite ‘social and legal changes’ the common law of ‘male protection and female dependence’ remained intact by criminalizing nonsupport and desertion.’

Pronunciation:

nonsupport

/ˌnänsəˈpôrt/