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1. The state of being behind in the fulfillment of obligations or of being overdue in payment.
2. A payment owed.


something outstanding or owed. another name for arrears1


(əˈrɪər ɪdʒ)

1. the condition of being in arrears.
2. the amount overdue.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Old French]
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1. A condition of owing something to another:
2. Something, such as money, owed by one person to another:
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I made a forage or two among the Cherokees, when I was a lad myself; and I followed mad Anthony,[*] one season, through the beeches; but there was altogether too much tatooing and regulating among his troops for me; so I left him without calling on the paymaster to settle my arrearages.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman initiates personnel changes in the management of SE Ukroboronprom in connection with arrearage in wages at a number of enterprises included in the concern.
The M-Power program started out targeting only customers with arrearage facing terminations in their services but was eventually made available to all customers for voluntary subscription.
According to local outlets, including the Salt Lake Tribune, the Hidden Splendor Horizon complex near Price is now being ordered to pay $230,929 in past-due royalties for the operation; the arrearage stems from a three-month period in 2012 at the rate of $8 per ton.
The negative liquid position of the bank sector (difference between the remains of banks at correspondent accounts and deposits in CBR and the arrearage to the regulator and the federal budget) climbed slight up yesterday (to 1.
Arrearage payments missed in each new calendar year require a first-year interest calculation using table A.
Latour said he could not answer questions about the offer, counteroffer and arrearage because he didn't have the numbers in front of him.
Contracting officials are ranked based on their paternity establishments, the establishment of child support orders, child support collections and arrearage (past-due) collections.
A) the amount of child support arrearage or retroactive child support due and the date on which such amounts were determined;
The behavior of malicious arrearage in telecom industry in China is common and has lasted for a long time.