[ non-per-fawr-ming ]
/ ˌnɒn pərˈfɔr mɪŋ /
not performing well or properly.
Banking. noting or pertaining to a debt on which interest payments have been missed or slow, or for which the interest rate has been voluntarily lowered: the rise in nonperforming loans.
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Many large banks are also writing down large numbers of nonperforming loans.Congress and China Pose Biggest Threats to U.S. Economic Expansion|Robert Shapiro|September 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST