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English definition of “overdue”

overdue

adjective
 
 
/ˌəʊvəˈdjuː/ US   /ˌəʊvərˈduː/
FINANCE, ACCOUNTING not paid on time: overdue payment/fee/bill We need to collect any overdue payments.overdue loan/debt The company routinely takes money off wages to collect on overdue debts. The number of overdue accounts climbed to 3.93% in the second quarter.a week/month, etc. overdue The agents had a hard time getting people to pay bills that were six months overdue.
if something is overdue, it should have already happened or been done: Changes to the tax system are long overdue. She feels she's overdue for promotion.
(Definition of overdue from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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