Arrearage

  • 1 arrearage — ar·rear·age /ə rir ij/ n 1: the condition of being in arrears 2: something that is in arrears; esp: something unpaid and overdue: arrear often used in pl. the Virginia court reduced the arrearage s to a final judgment Natio …

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  • 2 Arrearage — Ar*rear age, n. [F. arr[ e]rage, fr. arri[ e]re, OF. arere. See {Arrear}.] That which remains unpaid and overdue, after payment of a part; arrears. [1913 Webster] The old arrearages . . . being defrayed. Howell. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 arrearage — (n.) unpaid debt, early 14c., from O.Fr. arierage detriment, prejudice (in a legal sense) (Mod.Fr. arrérage), from arere behind; see ARREARS (Cf. arrears) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 arrearage — [ə rir′ij] n. [ME arerage < OFr arierage < ariere: see ARREARS] 1. the state of being in arrears 2. arrears …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Arrearage — An amount on a loan, cumulative preferred stock or any credit instrument that is overdue. Also referred to as arrears . In the case of a preferred dividend, if the company does not pay the dividend to its shareholders, it accumulates. This means… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 6 arrearage — noun Date: 14th century 1. the condition of being in arrears 2. something that is in arrears; especially something unpaid and overdue …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 arrearage — /euh rear ij/, n. 1. the state or condition of being in arrears. 2. Often, arrearages. arrears; amount or amounts overdue. 3. Archaic. a thing or part kept in reserve. [1275 1325; ME arerage < OF. See ARREAR, AGE] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 8 arrearage — noun a) A condition of being in arrears. b) An item that is in arrears, as periodic payments on a debt or for taxes …

    Wiktionary

  • 9 arrearage — In the context of investments, refers to the amount by which interest on bonds or dividends on cumulative preferred stock is due and unpaid. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …

    Financial and business terms

  • 10 arrearage — Synonyms and related words: arrear, arrears, back debts, back payments, bouncing check, break, debt, decline, defalcation, default, defect, defectiveness, deferred payments, deficiency, deficit, deficit financing, delinquency, discontinuity,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 11 arrearage — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A condition of owing something to another: arrears, indebtedness, debt, liability, obligation. See PAY. 2. Something, such as money, owed by one person to another: arrears, debt, due, indebtedness, liability,… …

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  • 12 arrearage — n. overdue payment, debt owed that hasn t been paid …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 13 arrearage — n. See arrears …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 14 arrearage — ar·rear·age …

    English syllables

  • 15 arrearage — ar•rear•age [[t]əˈrɪər ɪdʒ[/t]] n. 1) bus the condition of being in arrears 2) bus the amount overdue • Etymology: 1275–1325; ME < OF …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 arrearage — /əˈrɪərɪdʒ/ (say uh rearrij) noun 1. the state or condition of being behind in payments due or in arrears. 2. arrears; amount or amounts overdue. 3. a thing or part kept in reserve. {Middle English arerage, from Old French. See arrear, age} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 arrearage — irij, ēj noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English arrerage, from Middle French, from Old French, from arrere + age 1. : the condition of being in arrears 2. : something that is in arrears; especially : someth …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 Child support in the United States — Main article: Child support The law governing child support in the United States varies state by state and Native American tribe by tribe; each individual state and federally recognized tribe is responsible for developing its own guidelines for… …

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  • 19 arrears — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pl. See debt. II (Roget s IV) pl.n. Syn. back payments, overdue debts, unpaid debts, outstanding debts, unfinished work, obligations, deficiency, unpaid bills, deficit, debit, claim, arrearage,… …

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  • 20 debt — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) State of owing money Nouns 1. debt, indebtedness, obligation, liability, debit, score; charge, charge account; arrears, deferred payment, accounts receivable; deficit, default; insolvency, nonpayment,… …

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