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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An antisocial misdeed in violation of the law by a minor; A tendency to be negligent and uncaring; Nonpayment of a debt when due.

Usage examples (36)
  • He inherited his delinquency from his father
  • Near term delinquency showed improvement, both in terms of dollars and as a percent in the portfolio for the fourth consecutive quarter.
  • A delinquency occurs when a mortgage borrower is 90 days or more in arrears.
  • The so-called delinquency rate is much lower for prime mortgages, but still rising. for more
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