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default

Pronunciación: /dɪˈfɔːlt/

Traducción de default en español:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 (omission) omisión (feminine); (failure to appear) incomparecencia (feminine); [Law/Derecho] rebeldía (feminine) they accept no responsibility for any act or default no aceptan responsabilidad por ningún acto u omisión he won his case by default ganó el juicio en rebeldía del demandado she won by default [Sport/Deporte] ganó por incomparecencia de su rival
    Example sentences
    • That subsection does not distinguish between non-appearance and non-compliance defaults.
    • There are one or two ways of fine tuning the format, but the big issue is that defaults need to be avoided.
    • This could cause defaults on debt repayments and require economic assistance from the international community.
  • 2 [Finance] (by country, bank) impago (masculine), suspensión (feminine) de pagos the country is on the verge of default el país está al borde del impago or de la suspensión de pagos she is in default on her mortgage está en mora en los pagos de la hipoteca (before noun/delante del nombre) default interest interés (masculine) de mora
  • 3 (lack) falta (feminine) the system was chosen by default el sistema fue elegido a falta de una alternativa viable, la elección del sistema se impuso como única alternativa he was elected by default fue elegido por ausencia de otros candidatos in default of directions from his superiors … a falta de directivas de sus superiores … (before noun/delante del nombre) default option [Computing/Informática] opción (feminine) por defecto

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 [Finance] suspender pagos, cesar (los) pagos to default on a loan suspender pagos orcesar (en) los pagos de un préstamo 1.2 [Law/Derecho] estar* en rebeldía 1.3 [Sport/Deporte] no presentarse, no comparecer* [formal] 1.4 [Computing/Informática] to default to sth ir* por defecto a algo

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