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arrearage

[ uh-reer-ij ]SEE DEFINITION OF arrearage

Synonyms for arrearage

  • arrearages
  • arrears
  • balance due
  • indebtedness
  • liability
  • obligation
  • outstanding debt
  • unpaid bill
  • unpaid debt
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ARREARAGE

Resolved, That the landlord of the Club room whistle for the arrearage of rent.

WORD ORIGIN

"unpaid debt," early 14c., from Old French arierage "detriment, prejudice (in a legal sense)" (Modern French arrérage), from arere "behind;" see arrears.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ARREARAGE

debt

nounmoney owed to others

liabilities

nounburden, debt
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