wage garnishment

Definition of "wage garnishment"
  1. A process where a creditor tries to deduct money from a debtor's future wages to repay a debt owed by the debtor
How to use "wage garnishment" in a sentence
  1. After not paying his credit card bills for several months, John faced wage garnishment.
  2. The debt collector utilized wage garnishment to ensure they received the money they were owed.
  3. Jane was surprised to find her paychecks were smaller due to wage garnishment.

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