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di ling kwuhnt

  • n  a young offender
  • s  guilty of a misdeed
    delinquent minors
  • s  failing in what duty requires
    derelict (or delinquent) in his duty
  • s  past due; not paid at the scheduled time
    a delinquent account

  • This morning Comptroller of the Currency John Dugan gave a speech and shared some grim data: more than half of loans modified in the first quarter of 2008 fell 30 days delinquent .
  • By contrast, the number of delinquent loans in the top tier (752 or higher), jumped by nearly 7% in January.
  • That's the second highest in Florida, a state that now has the nation's highest rate of homes 23% either in foreclosure or delinquent on mortgage payments.
News & Articles


  • Jesús Ortega in The Canadian Press
    When a delinquent commits a crime in Mexico that affects a US citizen, extradition is immediately requested and the Mexican government immediately grants it,Ortega said.
  • Pat Riley in San Francisco Chronicle
    I would be delinquent in my responsibilities if I wasn't interested in Allen Iverson,Riley said. "That's all I'm going to say. I'm not going to comment any more. It's like when Shaquille came out there. I was frothing at the mouth. So my...
  • Henry Paulson in MSN Money
    This is an important new initiative, targeted to reach not only subprime borrowers, but all 90-day delinquent homeowners nationwide with a step-by-step approach to find individual solutions to individual problems,Treasury Secretary Henry M....

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