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nonpayment

Syllabification: non·pay·ment

Definition of nonpayment in English:

noun

Failure to pay an amount of money that is owed: homes repossessed for nonpayment of mortgages
More example sentences
  • It makes great sense for the provider as they are covered in the event of non-payment.
  • A couple of years ago an acquaintance of mine ended up in court for non-payment of Council Tax.
  • At present, non-payment of a fine leads to courts serving warrants on defaulters.

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