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overdue

adjective

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1 not arriving, or occurring, or settled at the due, usual, or proper time
  • an overdue library book will be subject to daily fines

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2 not yet paid
  • an overdue bill that's started incurring interest charges

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3 going beyond a normal or acceptable limit in degree or amount
  • spends an overdue percentage of her income on housing expenses like rent and utilities

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The first known use of overdue was in 1763

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“Overdue.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overdue. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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