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delinquent

1) adj. not paid in full amount or on time. 2) n. short for an underage violator of the law as in juvenile delinquent.

delinquent

(Guilty of a misdeed), adjective at fault, bad, blamable, blameful, blameworthy, condemnable, conscienceless, corrupt, criminal, culpable, derelict, dishonest, disreputable, erring, evil, evil-minded, flagrant, guilty, homo maleficus, immoral, improper, in error, in fault, in the wrong, incorrigible, iniquitous, irredeemable, lawbreaking, maleficent, malfeasant, misbehaving, monstrous, nefarious, offending, peccant, profligate, punishable, remiss, reprehensible, reproachable, reprobate, scandalous, sinful, to blame, transgressing, unjust, unlawful, unprincipled, unseemly, unvirtuous, unworthy, vicious, villainous, virtueless, wicked, worthless
Associated concepts: delinquent child, delinquent minors

delinquent

(Overdue), adjective back, behind, chargeable, defaultant, defaulting, deficient, due, failing in duty, in arrears, lacking, missing, neglectful of obbigation, not discharged, not met, not paid on time, owed, owing, past due, payable, receivable, short, to be paid, undefrayed, unliquidated, unpaid, unsatisfied, unsettled, wanting
Associated concepts: delinquent assessments, delinquent debtor, delinquent lands, delinquent payment, delinquent premiums, delinquent property, delinquent taxes, delinnuent taxpayer

delinquent

noun criminal, culprit, dangerous perron, evildoer, guilty man, homo maleficus, insolvent debtor, lawbreaker, malefactor, malfeasor, mischief-maker, miscreant, misdemeanant, misdoer, misfeasor, neglector of duty, nonpayer, offender, recidivist, recreant, reprobate, rogue, ruffian, scofflaw, swindler, transgressor, trouble maker, undesirable, worker of iniquity, wrongdoer
Associated concepts: delinquent child, delinquent neglected and dependent children, delinquent premiums, delinquent taxes, juvenile delinquent
See also: blameful, blameworthy, broken, convict, culpable, derelict, disobedient, due, felon, guilty, lawbreaker, malefactor, negligent, offender, outlaw, outstanding, overdue, recidivist, remiss, reprehensible, unpaid, wrongdoer

delinquent

a person who fails in an obligation or duty or a person guilty of an offence.

DELINQUENT, civil law. He who has been guilty of some crime, offence or failure of duty.

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Each year, the commonwealth used to pay millions of dollars to vendors that were delinquent on debts owed back to it.
Using data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the research found youth who demonstrated delinquent behavior at school were almost three times more likely to start using alcohol or drugs.
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Seriously delinquent inventories have also grown rapidly, both as a result of moratoria as well as unprecedented home-retention efforts that have forestalled foreclosure starts.
A more informative indicator of seriously delinquent mortgages would be local unemployment rates.
Eighty percent of all acts were committed by the 25% of young people who reported committing 10 or more delinquent acts.
Within their peer groups, some adolescent boys amplify their delinquent tendencies through fevered, one-on-one exchanges.
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90-day delinquency: If an IDR response is more than 90 calendar days delinquent, a joint status meeting should be held, involving the territory manager, examiner, the taxpayer's senior tax officer and the taxpayer's representative, to try to resolve the open issues.
NCTMs not in good standing may be reinstated by submitting a validated Documentation of Points Folder for the five years preceding the delinquency, along with the renewal fee and a delinquent renewal fee for each year of delinquency.
Research and theory suggest that parenting is an important determinant of delinquent behavior among adolescents in general (Baumrind, 1991; Hirschi, 1969; Jackson, Henriksen, & Foshee, 1998; Jessor & Jessor, 1977), and among young African-American males in particular (Mincy, 1994).
All three delinquent returns are mailed to the IRS and postmarked Oct.