Definitions

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  • n. The failure to make a payment

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Neglect or failure to pay.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Neglect or failure of payment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the deliberate act of failing to pay money
  • n. act of failing to meet a financial obligation
  • n. loss resulting from failure of a debt to be paid

Etymologies

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non- +‎ payment

Examples

  • Honest people cannot understand how it is possible that national committees and the enterprises of housing economy run by them tolerate long-term nonpayment of rent, that thousands of apartments are unoccupied for long periods, and that the troubles connected with acquiring an apartment are being misused for speculative aims, for the illicit enrichment of some people at the expense of others.

    Making the History of 1989

  • [Walsh's] campaign manager quit, then sued him for $20,000 in nonpayment.

    Illinois Election Results: Republicans Win Big In Usually Blue Illinois

  • A campaign manager quit, then sued him for $20,000 in nonpayment.

    Abortion Rights A Key Issue In Some Illinois Races (VIDEO)

  • For example, a study earlier this year by VantageScore found that the probability of serious delinquency, defined as nonpayment for 90 days or more, had increased by 417 percent among "super-prime" borrowers between June 2007 and June 2009.

    Walk-aways leading to big changes for all borrowers' credit scores

  • For example, a study this year by VantageScore found that the probability of serious delinquency - defined as nonpayment for 90 days or more - had increased 417% among

    latimes.com - News

  • For example, a study earlier this year by VantageScore found that the probability of serious delinquency - defined as nonpayment for 90 days or more - had climbed 417 percent among "super-prime" borrowers between June 2007 and June 2009.

    The Seattle Times

  • Next up: Anybody convicted of felony (or enumerated misdemeanors and civil infractions such as nonpayment of parking tickets) related to operation or ownership of a motor vehicle will be subject to a lifetime prohibition on use of seatbelts, airbags or safety glass.

    Libertarian Blog Place

  • The legislation would greatly restrict the ability of landlords to oust tenants, unless there's a specified "just cause," such as nonpayment of rent.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Watson expects that to increase even more as individuals and businesses file more lawsuits for economic issues such as nonpayment and deputies are asked to serve more eviction notices.

    Grand Island Independent Home RSS

  • Early on, more than 90 percent of the nonpayment of federal taxes reflected state-sanctioned exemptions.

    The Return

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