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default
Pronunciation: /dəˈfɔlt/

Translation of default in German:

noun

British English: /dɪˈfɔːlt/
, /ˈdiːfɔːlt/
  • 1 (lack)
    Mangel Mask.
    in default of
    mangels + Gen.
    in Ermangelung [formal] + Gen.
  • 2 (Law)
    (failure to act) Versäumnis Neutr.
    (failure to appear) Säumnis Fem./Neutr.
    judgement by default
    Versäumnisurteil Neutr.
  • 3
    (failure to pay) Verzug Mask.
    (failure to act or appear) Ausbleiben Neutr.
    (Sport)
    Nichterscheinen Neutr.
    default of payment
    Zahlungsverzug Mask.
    lose/go by default
    durch Abwesenheit verlieren/nicht zur Geltung kommen
    win by default
    durch Nichterscheinen des Gegners gewinnen

intransitive verb

Pronunciation: /dɪˈfɔːlt/
  • 1 default on one's payments/debts
    seinen Zahlungsverpflichtungen nicht nachkommen
  • 2 (Computing)
    zur Standardeinstellung od. Voreinstellung wechseln

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