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arrears

Pronunciation: /əˈrɪrz; əˈrɪəz/

Translation of arrears in Spanish:

plural noun/nombre plural

  • 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 o get into arrears with o on sth atrasarse or retrasarse en los pagos de algo

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