days of grace


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days of grace

pl.n.
Extra days, usually three, allowed for payment of a note or bill after it has come due.

[Translation of Latin diēs grātiae : diēs, pl. of diēs, day + grātiae, genitive of grātia, grace.]

days of grace

pl n
(Banking & Finance) days permitted by custom for payment of a promissory note, bill of exchange, etc, after it falls due

days′ of grace′


n.pl.
days, usu. three, allowed for payment after a bill or note falls due.
[1840–50; translation of Latin diēs grātiae]
References in classic literature ?
"My lord," replied Guenaud, in a firm voice, "it is God who can give you days of grace, and not I.
Thereafter, upon completion of his exams and prior to completion of 30 days of grace period of stay in the UAE, he may travel back to his home country or any other country and return to UAE on visit/tourist visa or on any other visa.
Days of Grace is an ascension, lifting the reader through three sections through silence into clouds and finally heavenly light.
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Dwelling on the governmental situation, President Aoun was surprised by the rumored "differences within the government even before it could meet, or without giving it at least a few days of grace period," stressing "there are no differences within the government and it will be a successful one."
Egypt and Iraq are about to seal an agreement to import crude from Iraq, with 90 days of grace period for payments.
Two projects have been nurtured by DFI-led initiatives; A Man on Fire (Lebanon, Qatar) by Ibrahim Harb, and Days of Grace (Bahrain, Lebanon, Qatar) by Saleh Nass, were both part of the 2016 DFI Producers Lab, with the latter also mentored at the 2017 Hezayah Screenwriting Lab, organised in partnership with TorinoFilmLab.
For the days of grace and geniality this sadly heroic man gave to the world, and to the people who knew him, may his soul, and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
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Because while offering plenty of thrills and spills, Days Of Grace is a touch too ambitious for its own good.
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