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"delinquency" in American English

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delinquencynoun [U]

 us   /dɪˈlɪŋ·kwən·si/
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delinquencynoun [C or U]

uk   us   /dɪˈlɪŋkwənsi/
US FINANCE, TAX a situation in which tax or borrowed money is not paid or paid back when it should be: The consumer loan delinquency rate has increased 33%. mortgage/tax delinquency
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