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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not producing the expected result or return.

Usage examples (32)
  • Adjective : the rise in nonperforming loans
  • So far, Freddie has reserved about 32 cents for every dollar in nonperforming assets, while Fannie has reserved about 27 cents.
  • The definition of nonperforming loans is almost self-explanatory: loans that generate no interest and eventually must be written off by the lender.
  • Midsize banks Banco Espa ñ ol de Credito SA, or Banesto, Banco Sabadell and Bankinter all posted sharp profit declines and increases in nonperforming loans. for more
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