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delinquency

di ling kwuhn see

  • n  nonpayment of a debt when due
  • n  a tendency to be negligent and uncaring
    he inherited his delinquency from his father
  • n  an antisocial misdeed in violation of the law by a minor

  • Canadian officials have had run-ins with Caruana since the 1980s over tax delinquency; despite his claims of poverty, they estimate the value of the family business in the billions .
  • Just consider the uptick in the delinquency rate of loans written in 2003 and 2004.
  • This theory, buttressed by Wallerstein's 2000 best seller, The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce: A 25 Year Landmark Study, helped explain so many ills--depression, juvenile delinquency .
News & Articles

  • New Bern teacher arrested
    TRENTON —Jones County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a former New Bern High School teacher Friday evening on charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor as the result of a May 9 incident at his home, according to Capt. Justin Eimer.
    June 14, 2013 - New Bern Sun Journal
  • Former Wilkinson County Teacher Accused of Child Molestation Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charges
    IRWINTON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - One of the Wilkinson County high school teachers accused of molesting a 15-year-old student earlier this year pleaded guilty to lesser charges. On Monday, former JROTC instructor Rodney Hunter pleaded guilty to three counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Wilkinson County District Attorney Fred Bright tells us he's facing 36 months of probation and ...
    June 14, 2013 - 41 NBC Macon
  • Grants for $1.5 million announced for victim services, drug and alcohol treatment programs
    The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency has approved almost $1.5 million in grants for crime and drug rehabilitation programs in Berks County, state Rep. Thomas R. Caltagirone announced Wednesday.
    June 13, 2013 - Reading Eagle
Quotes

  • Ben Bernanke in KTAR.com
    High rates of delinquency and foreclosure can have substantial spillover effects on the housing market, the financial markets and the broader economy,Bernanke said in a dinner speech to Columbia Business School in New York.
  • Gary Crittenden in Forbes
    The problem for Citigroup and other banks is that "second mortgages are much more likely to go directly from delinquency to charge-off without going into foreclosure," said Citigroup CFO Gary Crittenden during the company's earnings conference...

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