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delinquency

(Failure of duty), noun breach, breach of a promise, carelessness, default, dereliction of duty, error, failure, failure of obligation, failure to act, incompletion, indifference to act, inobservance, lapse in conduct, malpractice, misprision, neglect, neglect of obligation, negligence, noncompletion, noncompletion of a task, nonfulfillment, nonobservance, omission, omission of duty, omission of obligaaion, oversight, repudiation of one's duty, slight, slip, unfulfilllent of an assignment, unfulfillment of duty

delinquency

(Misconduct), noun atrocity, badness, baseness, breach of the law, corruption, crime, criminality, culpability, decadence, degeneracy, delictum, depravity, dereliction, devilishness, dissoluteness, evil, evil behavior, fault, flagrante delicto, foulness, heinousness, immorality, improbity, impropriety, indiscretion, infraction, infraction of the law, infringement, iniquity, lawbreaking, lawlessness, malefaction, malfeasance, malum, malversation, misdeed, misdoing, misstep, nefariousness, obliquity, offense, outrage, peccability, peccancy, prodigality, reprobacy, tort, transgression, trespass, turpitude, viciousness, vileness, villainousness, villainy, violation, wantonness, waywardness, wickedness, wrong, wrongdoing
Associated concepts: contributing to delinquency, delinquency proceeding, juvenile delinquency

delinquency

(Shortage), noun arrearage, arrears, dearth, debt, default, deficiency, deficit, depletion, inability to pay, inadequacy, indebtment, insufficiency, lack, late payment, liability, nonfulfillment, nonpayment, obligation, outstanding debt, paucity, scantiness, scarcity, short measure, short supply, shortage, shortness, sparseness, sparsity, unpaid amount
Associated concepts: delinquency assessment, delinquency charges
See also: arrears, bad repute, blame, breach, crime, culpability, default, dereliction, dishonor, disregard, expiration, failure, fault, guilt, lapse, misconduct, misdeed, misdoing, misprision, neglect, negligence, nonfeasance, nonpayment, nonperformance, offense, omission, responsibility, transgression, vice, wrong

delinquency

failure or negligence in duty or obligation.
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The overall US CMBS delinquency rate increased three basis points to 5.
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Anthony Platt, for example, argued that the creation of juvenile court by elite reformers defined as criminal much behavior characteristic of working-class, immigrant youth, and in effect thereby invented the concept of delinquency .
Since the former delinquency facility was closed in 1996, juvenile offenders from the Antelope Valley had to go to court in Sylmar.
While research studies examined variables such as gender,[4] age,[7] attachment,[2] group versus individual relationships,[5] family situations,[8] friendship characteristics,[1,3] and delinquency characteristics,[11] few studies examined the relationship between school and leisure activities, peer associations, and delinquent behavior.
In their book From Boy to Man, From Delinquency to Crime (1987), University of Pennsylvania criminologist Marvin E.
Some researchers suspect that impulsive youngsters veer toward delinquency regardless of their IQ, whereas other scientists theorize that impulsivity simultaneously erodes both a child's intelligence and his or her law-abidingness.
The delinquency rate is expected to rise in coming months, however, as the 2007 vintage loans that were originated under the weakest underwriting standards start to reach their five-year balloon maturity dates.
Delinquency rates for commercial and multifamily mortgage loans continued to decline in the fourth quarter, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) said in its quarterly Commercial/Multifamily Delinquency Report.