Definitions of "delinquency"
  1. The condition of failing to fulfill an obligation or duty, especially in a legal or moral context
  2. An outstanding debt that has not been paid by the due date
How to use "delinquency" in a sentence
  1. The credit company sent a notice concerning the delinquency on the homeowner's mortgage payment.
  2. The bank charged an additional fee due to the delinquency of the loan repayment.
  3. Juvenile delinquency is a serious societal issue that aims to be addressed by youth programs.

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