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arrearage

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something (as money) which is owed
  • the new buyer must pay the arrearage on the home before moving in

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The first known use of arrearage was in the 14th century

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“Arrearage.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/arrearage. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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