noun, plural de·lin·quen·cies.
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Origin of delinquency
OTHER WORDS FROM delinquencypre·de·lin·quen·cy, noun, plural pre·de·lin·quen·cies.
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Example sentences from the Web for delinquency
The financial distress indicated by this high rate of delinquency is undermining both the physical and mental health of young adults.
Earlier this year, the board unanimously agreed to cut fees in its juvenile justice system and end the collection of juvenile delinquency debt.What Republicans Say They’ll Do if They Keep Control of the Board of Supervisors|Jesse Marx|October 20, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Credit card and mortgage delinquencies were lower in the third quarter than they were a year earlier—which is not what you would expect to see in a country in which around 800,000 or more people make new filings for unemployment support each week.The biggest US banks show the worst is yet to come for the economy|John Detrixhe|October 16, 2020|Quartz
In July, Capital One reported a loss for the quarter despite delinquencies actually going down.Debt Collectors Have Made a Fortune This Year. Now They’re Coming for More.|by Paul Kiel and Jeff Ernsthausen|October 5, 2020|ProPublica
It can also place children who are exposed to the violence at risk for behavioral issues, including delinquency and violence.Domestic Abusers Use Tech That Connects As A Weapon During Coronavirus Lockdowns|LGBTQ-Editor|June 19, 2020|No Straight News
According to TransUnion, this summer, credit card delinquency rates fell to a 20-year low.
The credit card delinquency rate is at its lowest level since 1990.Banks Really Are Different Five Years After the Financial Crisis|Daniel Gross|September 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At 7.25 percent in the first quarter of 2013, the mortgage delinquency rate is down significantly from its 2010 peak.
The house fell into tax delinquency that same year and was flagged for foreclosure this May.Cleveland Wants to Burn Down Ariel Castro’s House. Should It Be?|Christine Pelisek|May 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The American Bankers Association said Tuesday that the delinquency rate on credit cards has fallen to 2.47 percent.Economic Data Show That, at Last, (Many of) the Fundamentals Are Sound|Daniel Gross|April 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But for the delinquency of his son, she had ocular demonstration; and her indignation was hardly to be repressed.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Juvenile delinquency itself has been the subject of much research (especially in the United States) during the past fifty years.
(i) There was a substantial increase in juvenile delinquency during the Second World War.
This knowledge is of great importance in diagnosing maladjustments that might lead to delinquency.
This feeling of insecurity renders the child more susceptible to influences leading to delinquency.