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synonyms for overdue

  • belated
  • delinquent
  • outstanding
  • tardy
  • unpaid
  • behind time
  • behindhand
  • due
  • held up
  • hung up
  • jammed
  • long delayed
  • mature
  • not punctual
  • owing
  • payable
  • unpunctual
  • unsettled
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antonyms for overdue

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  • early
  • on time
  • paid
  • punctual
  • settled
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How to use overdue in a sentence

Doing so not only would satisfy inmates’ requests, but also would avoid still further delays and bring long overdue closure for victims’ families.
SUPREME COURT SAYS ALABAMA CANNOT EXECUTE INMATE WITHOUT HIS PASTOR PRESENTROBERT BARNESFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
By the early 1990s, it had not undergone an update since 1975, and Scribner, along with some readers, had concluded that one was long overdue.
MARIA GUARNASCHELLI, INFLUENTIAL COOKBOOK EDITOR, DIES AT 79EMILY LANGERFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The hikers were reported overdue Tuesday evening near Bear Mountain in Chugiak, outside Anchorage.
BODIES OF THREE SKIERS KILLED IN COLORADO AVALANCHE ARE FOUNDCINDY BORENFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The requirement of masks in federal facilities and airports is long overdue.
NIH DIRECTOR FRANCIS COLLINS IS FIGHTING THIS CORONAVIRUS WHILE PREPARING FOR THE NEXT ONEBELINDA LUSCOMBEFEBRUARY 4, 2021TIME
This plan would make real investments in child care and paid family leave, while also giving us the financial relief that is so long overdue.
WHY WORKING MOMS DESERVE A TANTRUM (AND HOW TO SURVIVE THE REMAINDER OF THE PANDEMIC)CHRISTINE KOHFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They view it as progress, as a necessary and long overdue disruption of the American Founding Fathers narrative.
PUTTING HARRIET TUBMAN ON THE $20 BILL IS NOT A SIGN OF PROGRESS. IT'S A SIGN OF DISRESPECTBRITTNEY COOPERJANUARY 27, 2021TIME
The investment, however, is both overdue and critical to the long-term economic well-being of the American public.
A CRIME EPIDEMIC HAS COST AMERICANS BILLIONS. WHY AREN'T MORE PEOPLE PAYING ATTENTION?ANKUSH KHARDORIJANUARY 27, 2021TIME
A refund can also be garnished for state debts, such as overdue state taxes.
MANY PEOPLE MAY NOT GET PROMISED STIMULUS PAYMENTS IN HAND IF THEY OWE BACK TAXESMICHELLE SINGLETARYJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The overdue checks, totaling more than $500,000, will soon reach about 1,000 election workers whose payments were affected by a significant mail delay.
HUNDREDS OF D.C. POLL WORKERS AFFECTED BY PAYMENT DELAYS ARE STARTING TO RECEIVE THEIR CHECKSMICHAEL BRICE-SADDLERJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Spending it on long overdue investments in things like infrastructure, research, education and training is not just possible—it’s necessary.
DO GOVERNMENT DEFICITS MATTER?ALAN MURRAYJANUARY 20, 2021FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERDUE

  • delayed
  • elapsed
  • former
  • overdue
  • past
  • previous
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