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arrears
American English: /əˈrɪrz/
British English: /əˈrɪəz/

Translation of arrears in Spanish:

plural noun

  • atrasos (masculine plural)
    to be in arrears with the rent
    estar atrasado en el pago del alquiler
    I'm £300 in arrears with my rent
    debo 300 libras de alquiler
    you are now two months in arrears on your payments
    lleva dos meses de atraso or de retraso en los pagos
    salaries are paid monthly in arrears
    los sueldos se pagan mensualmente, una vez cumplido cada mes de trabajo
    to fall or get into arrears with or on something
    atrasarse or retrasarse en los pagos de algo
    Example sentences
    • The accountants may not withdraw from the court until all debts and arrears are fully paid.
    • Reducing arrears means more money for services and housing improvements.
    • He's fallen into arrears, and the mortgage company is repossessing it on Monday.
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