Definition of "arrears"
  1. The outstanding amounts, as of rent, child support, or loans, that one has failed to pay on time
How to use "arrears" in a sentence
  1. Due to being unemployed for several months, he fell into arrears with his rent payments.
  2. She was in arrears on her monthly child support after losing her job.
  3. After missing several car payments, he found himself in arrears.

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