HyperDic: arrears

English > 2 senses of the word arrears:
NOUNstatearrearsthe state of being behind in payments
possessionarrearsan unpaid overdue debt
arrears > pronunciation
Soundserih'rz
RhymesAlgiers ... years: 6 rhymes with ihrz...
English > arrears: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being behind in payments.
Example"an account in arrears"
Broaderindebtedness, liability, financial obligationAn obligation to pay money to another party
English > arrears: 2 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningAn unpaid overdue debt.
Broaderdebtmoney or goods or services owed by one person to another
Spanishatraso

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