Delinquency is defined as failing to follow the law, or an overdue debt.
One that fails:
A falling away from one's belief or faith
Habitual lack of care:
A neglect of, or failure in, duty; a being remiss
Lack or absence of action.
To cause to have a small mark or marks that diminish attractiveness:
(Educ.) To get a grade of failure; not pass
To fail or neglect (to do something):
A debtor’s release from a debt upon payment in full or upon adjudication of bankruptcy; the release of an inmate from prison; the termination of an employee; the act of releasing jurors from any further obligation, upon the giving of a verdict or the settlement or dismissal of the trial in which they serve.
an option that is selected automatically unless an alternative is specified
The thing that is lacking or needed
Something left out or left undone.
(Law) Failure to use a reasonable amount of care when such failure results in injury or damage to another
Inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally:
An unpaid, overdue debt or an unfulfilled obligation.
The state of being behind in the fulfillment of obligations or of being overdue in payment.
An amount paid:
To fail to keep an obligation.
To procure by petty fraud and trickery; to obtain by mean solicitation.
To treat with disrespect or indifference; be discourteous toward
To desire (someone to do something):
To fail to fulfill an obligation.
One that is successful:
A giving of something in order to release oneself from, or to satisfy, some outstanding obligation, be it legal or moral. Satisfaction requires the giving of one thing for another and should be distinguished from performance, which requires only the promising to give something. Also, payment in full, done to fulfill a contractual obligation or debt.
The quality or state of being perfect or complete, so that nothing requisite is wanting; entire development; consummate culture, skill, or moral excellence; the highest attainable state or degree of excellence; maturity; as, perfection in an art, in a science, or in a system; perfection in form or degree; fruits in perfection.
(Intransitive) To discharge, as a debt or other obligation, by giving or doing what is due or required.
(Slang) Fecal matter; excrement.
loss resulting from failure of a debt to be paid
fail to pay up
A deficiency; a flaw.
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