wage attachment

Definition of "wage attachment"
  1. A forced removal of a part of someone's income to pay off a debt they owe
How to use "wage attachment" in a sentence
  1. His outstanding debt resulted in a wage attachment from his monthly paycheck.
  2. The court-ordered wage attachment resulted from his failure to pay alimony.
  3. To settle her unpaid taxes, a wage attachment was applied to her salary.

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