in default

idiom

: having missed a payment that is due
She's in default on her loan.

Examples of in default in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Best of all, the battery lasts for up to 30 hours in default mode and the camera pans 330 degrees and tilts 110 degrees to see floor to ceiling. Laura Lu, Ms, Parents, 6 July 2024 The city’s housing department had declined to extend a missed deadline, which put the developer in default, Baltimore Housing Commissioner Alice Kennedy had said. Lorraine Mirabella, Baltimore Sun, 21 June 2024 Judge Jeremy Cook ruled in Spacey's favor and overturned the judgment in default against the actor. Sam Tobin, USA TODAY, 8 May 2024 Each building is in default on a $6.7 million loan, according to documents filed on May 2 with the Santa Clara County Recorder’s Office. George Avalos, The Mercury News, 7 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for in default 

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“In default.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20default. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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