Sentence Examples


  • In default of due payment, their lands were liable to be sold to the highest bidder.
  • C. 32) his majesty is enabled to remit wholly or in part any sum of money imposed upon conviction, and, if the offender has been imprisoned in default of payment, to extend to him the royal mercy.
  • He was the default for most of the decisions she felt uncomfortable about making, but those decisions rarely included the children.
  • In 1833, when, in default of male heirs, his brother Don Carlos claimed the throne, confirmed the Basque fueros, and raised the standard of revolt against his niece, Isabel II.
  • In default of legislation the necessary measures are taken by decree of the head of the state; these decrees having the force of law.