- 1(Typically of a young person) tending to commit crime, particularly minor crime: delinquent teenagersMás ejemplos en oraciones
- She had been teaching English in the state school system where she often worked with troubled or delinquent children.
- He was on the cusp of becoming a delinquent teenager when a Christian camp counselor asked if he was going to heaven or hell: He decided at that moment to dedicate his life to Christ.
- ‘When the previous home was there, which housed delinquent teenagers, they did not feel the need to fence them in like this,’ she added.
- 2 • formal Failing in one’s duty.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- Leaflets published outside the country blamed the government, accusing it of being delinquent in carrying out its duties and criticizing the deployment of troops to suppress the uprising.
- 2.1North American In arrears: delinquent accountsMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Fortunately, you can collect delinquent receivables and keep your valued clients.
- The various utilities might then have the leverage to disconnect each other's services in order to ensure recovery of arrear and delinquent accounts.
- If you failed to make payments and any of your accounts were sent to collection, information about the delinquent accounts appears here.
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- I think these guys have delinquently failed to update the software map, however.
- The Commission shall treat all delinquently filed reports not accompanied by the late fee required hereunder as not having been filed.
- The scheme also included the 1996-2001 tax years, when he delinquently filed returns for those years that included a total tax liability in excess of $1 million.
late 15th century: from Latin delinquent- 'offending', from the verb delinquere, from de- 'away' + linquere 'to leave'.