lose by default

lose by default

verb abrogate responsibilities, be delinquent, be derelict, fail to answer, fail to appear, fail to meet one's obligations, neglect, never answer the docket call, omission, violation of duty
See also: forfeit
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But then you filed a petition for certiorari with prayer for TRO (temporary restraining order) so nobody wants to lose by default,' Lacson told Balag during the Senate committee's inquiry into Horacio 'Atio' Castillo III's death last Sept.
We cannot afford to lose by default again our dominance in the abaca industry.
No-one's got anything bad to say about Keith Duffy - he's the favourite to lose by default.
They could lose by default some of their hardearned gains on the bargaining table.