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Definition of delinquent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    delinquent

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//dɪˈlɪŋkwənt//
     
     
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  1. 1(especially of young people or their behavior) showing a tendency to commit crimes delinquent teenagers
  2. 2 (finance) having failed to pay money that is owed a delinquent borrower
  3. 3 (finance) (of a sum of money) not having been paid in time a delinquent loan
delinquent noun
 
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see also juvenile delinquent

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