HyperDic: delinquency

English > 3 senses of the word delinquency:
NOUNpossessiondelinquencynonpayment of a debt when due
attributedelinquency, dereliction, willful neglecta tendency to be negligent and uncaring
actdelinquency, juvenile delinquencyan antisocial misdeed in violation of the law by a minor
delinquency > pronunciation
Soundsdihlih'ngkwahnsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > delinquency: 3 senses > noun 1, possession
Meaningnonpayment of a debt when due.
Broadernonpayment, default, nonremittalLoss resulting from failure of a debt to be paid
Spanishimpago, morosidad
English > delinquency: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA tendency to be negligent and uncaring.
Example"he inherited his delinquency from his father"
Synonymsdereliction, willful neglect
Broadernegligence, neglect, neglectfulnessThe trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
Catalanabandó, abandonament, deixadesa
Adjectivesdelinquentguilty of a misdeed
English > delinquency: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningAn antisocial misdeed in violation of the law by a minor.
Synonymjuvenile delinquency
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broadermisbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeedImproper or wicked or immoral behavior
Spanishdelincuencia juvenil
Catalandelinqüència juvenil

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