[ uh-reer-ij ]
/ əˈrɪər ɪdʒ /
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the state or condition of being in arrears.
Often arrearages. arrears; amount or amounts overdue.
Archaic. a thing or part kept in reserve.
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Example sentences from the Web for arrearage
Resolved, That the landlord of the Club room whistle for the arrearage of rent.The History and Records of the Elephant Club|Knight Russ Ockside and Q. K. Philander Doesticks