Examples of delinquency in a Sentence
They tried to steer him away from delinquency by giving him a job in their store.
She's been charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
a series of minor delinquencies
a high rate of delinquency
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Questions about the health of the U.S. consumer have ticked up in recent weeks, with another tepid GDP reading on Friday and earnings reports from major credit-card lenders showing rising delinquencies.
While the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 and the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 are more talented on a racetrack, the diabolical Dodges generate nostalgia and release our inner delinquency—which includes the effortless roasting of rear tires.
Its shares have fallen from a peak of $53 in 2015, and the company cut guidance last year after a slowdown in loan growth and an uptick in delinquencies.
Auto lending standards have tightened amid a rise in delinquencies.
According to Orleans Parish court records, Battle pleaded guilty in February to false imprisonment, simple battery and contributing to the delinquency of juveniles.
That same data show 40% of all borrowers are not making any payments, and are in some sort of forbearance, delinquency or default.
Additionally, Tamras was charged with unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and littering.
Puerto Rico’s delinquency rate is more than double the U.S. rate of 3.8%.
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legal Definition of delinquency
- contributing to the delinquency of a minor
- consumer loan delinquencies
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