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
Recent Examples of delinquency from the Web
In a state-by-state analysis this month, the CFPB found that since 2012, both the median amount owed and delinquencies have climbed sharply among older borrowers.
The coming decades brought white flight and disinvestment, starting with the loss of manufacturing jobs in the 1970s and '80s, followed by the foreclosure crisis, evictions and tax delinquencies of today.
The charity was issued a delinquency notice July 13, the same day U-T Watchdog contacted state officials to ask about the foundation’s status.
According to The New York Times, an internal report from 2016 showed that the excessive insurance charges affected more than 800,000 customers, resulting in 274,000 account delinquencies and 25,000 vehicle repossessions.
McNatt's roommate Amanda Byrd was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
State court records show she has been found guilty of: contributing to the delinquency of a minor, driving while intoxicated, larceny, driving without a license, resisting arrest, injury to property and assault and battery.
Student loan delinquency rates are just above 11 percent.
Adkins remains in custody on charges of child abuse, neglect of a child and contributing to the delinquency or dependency of a minor, according to jail records.
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DELINQUENCY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of delinquency for English Language Learners
: crimes or other morally wrong acts : illegal or immoral behavior especially by young people
: the condition of someone who owes money and is not making payments at the required or expected time
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