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English noun: nonpayment

1. nonpayment (possession) act of failing to meet a financial obligation

Synonymsdefault, nonremittal

Broader (hypernym)failure

2. nonpayment (possession) loss resulting from failure of a debt to be paid

Synonymsdefault, nonremittal

Broader (hypernym)financial loss

Narrower (hyponym)delinquency


3. nonpayment (act) the deliberate act of failing to pay money

SamplesHis evasion of all his creditors.
He was indicted for nonpayment.


Broader (hypernym)commerce, commercialism, mercantilism

Narrower (hyponym)tax evasion

Antonymsdefrayal, defrayment, payment

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