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default British & World English

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

by default in default British & World English

Because of a lack of opposition

in default in default British & World English

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

by default British & World English

Because of a lack of opposition

in default British & World English

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

go by default in default British & World English

(Of a case) be decided in favour of one party because of lack of opposition by the other party

go by default British & World English

(Of a case) be decided in favour of one party because of lack of opposition by the other party

in default of British & World English

In the absence of

default to in default British & World English

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

credit default swap British & World 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

judgement in default British & World English

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

default English Thesaurus

the recession has been accompanied by a rise in the incidence of defaults on loans

default English-Spanish

omisión f

to default on a loan English-Spanish

suspender pagos

default option in default English-Spanish

opción f por defecto

she won by default in default English-Spanish

ganó por incomparecencia de su rival

to default to sth in default English-Spanish

ir* por defecto a algo

he was elected by default in default English-Spanish

fue elegido por ausencia de otros candidatos

he won his case by default in default English-Spanish

ganó el juicio en rebeldía del demandado

she is in default on her mortgage in default English-Spanish

está en mora en los pagos de la hipoteca

the system was chosen by default in default English-Spanish

el sistema fue elegido a falta de una alternativa viable, la elección del sistema se impuso como única alternativa

in default of directions from his superiors … in default English-Spanish

a falta de directivas de sus superiores …

they accept no responsibility for any act or default in default English-Spanish

no aceptan responsabilidad por ningún acto u omisión


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