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English definition of “past due”

past due

adjective     ACCOUNTING
past the date on which a payment should have been made: a past due bill/loan We are spending a lot of time collecting payments on past due loans . Severe cash flow problems meant we had several past due bills which we couldn't pay . Across the nation , 4.3% of all mortgages were 30 days past due .
(Definition of past due adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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