delinquency

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delinquency /dɪˈlɪŋkwənsi/ noun
plural delinquencies
delinquency
/dɪˈlɪŋkwənsi/
noun
plural delinquencies
Learner's definition of DELINQUENCY
: crimes or other morally wrong acts : illegal or immoral behavior especially by young people
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see also juvenile delinquency
US : the condition of someone who owes money and is not making payments at the required or expected time
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