Definition of non-paying in English:


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  • 1(Of a person) not paying for a service: non-paying guests eviction of non-paying tenants
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    • About 20 attorneys from 11 law firms refused to represent non-paying accused from November last year after the Legal Aid Board announced a decrease in fees.
    • If your paying customers are receiving broken products, and the non-paying thieves are receiving functional products, then you have failed as a business.
    • In exchange, the property manager fixed the electronic gates, provided secure, lock-up parking and got tough with non-paying residents.
  • 2(Of work) to be undertaken without payment: a non-paying internship
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    • Granted, there's the whole classist thing I don't like, where you have to be independently wealthy to be able to afford a non-paying job.
    • Within the company, promotion to a "good" beat can be used to reward a reporter, just as assignment to a non-paying one can be a form of punishment.
    • The Communications and Media Unit provides opportunities for graduate and postgraduate students to gain experience from non-paying internships at the UNFCCC secretariat in Bonn, Germany.

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