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arrears

plural noun

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something (as money) which is owed
  • since it lost the discrimination lawsuit, the employer will have to pay the worker all arrears in salary

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“Arrears.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/arrears. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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