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non-payment

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Finance
non-paymentˌnon-ˈpayment noun [uncountable]  BFPAY FORwhen you do not pay the money that you owe in tax, rent etcnon-payment of She was finally evicted in April for non-payment of rent.
Examples from the Corpus
non-paymentThat was welcomed by the organisations that had campaigned for non-payment.The company last year cut off thousands of domains for non-payment.When the council sought to evict him for non-payment of the extra rent he pleaded in defence that the resolution was invalid.The hon. Gentleman has made much of the power of imprisonment for non-payment.The threat of imprisonment for non-payment of local taxes is not unique to the community charge.Inside was a summons for non-payment of a parking ticket.Dissatisfaction, exacerbated by the non-payment of the usual bonuses, led to a mass exodus and mutiny.High unemployment, non-payment of state wages and pensions and official cronyism and corruption will all be election issues.non-payment of rentThere is a possibility of eviction for non-payment of rent, or of harassment of a tenant whose behaviour is unacceptable.Forfeiture for non-payment of rent follows a different procedure from that of forfeiture for breach of any other covenant in the lease.
From Longman Business Dictionarynon-paymentˌnon-ˈpayment noun [uncountable]COMMERCE when a person or organization does not make a payment that should be madeThey were sued for alleged non-payment of bills and loans.
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