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default US English

Failure to fulfill an obligation, especially to repay a loan or appear in a court of law

default US Thesaurus

the incidence of defaults on loans

by default US English

Because of a lack of opposition

in default US English

Guilty of failing to repay a loan or appear in a court of law

in default of US English

In the absence of

default to in default US English

(Of a computer program or other mechanism) revert automatically to (a preselected option)

credit default swap US English

A financial contract whereby a buyer of corporate or sovereign debt in the form of bonds attempts to eliminate possible loss arising from default by the issuer of the bonds. This is achieved by the issuer of the bonds insuring the buyer’s potential losses as part of the agreement

judgment in default US English

Judgment awarded to the plaintiff on the defendant’s failure to plead

by default in default US English

Because of a lack of opposition

in default in default US English

Guilty of failing to repay a loan or appear in a court of law

in default of in default US English

In the absence of