[non-pey-muh nt]
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Origin of nonpayment

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at non-, payment Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for nonpayment

default, delinquency, bankruptcy

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British Dictionary definitions for nonpayment


  1. the act or state of not paying
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