Definition of "forbearance"
  1. A voluntary hold on asserting a legal right, like a creditor delaying or diminishing a borrower's due payments
How to use "forbearance" in a sentence
  1. The bank showed forbearance by allowing him extra time to clear his debt.
  2. In a gesture of forbearance, they decided not to press charges immediately.
  3. Due to her financial situation, she requested for a period of forbearance on her student loans.

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