nonpayment at maturity
index dishonor (nonpayment)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • nonpayment — The failure of an obligor to make payment on the maturity of the obligation. Failure to pay according to the terms of an obligation, the effect of which, in case of a bill or note, may be dishonor and protest. See dishonor by nonpayment; protest …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • dishonor — dis·hon·or 1 n: refusal on the part of the issuer (as a bank) to pay or accept commercial paper (as a check) when it is presented see also wrongful dishonor dishonor 2 vt: to refuse to pay or accept a bank dishonor ing the checks for insufficient …   Law dictionary

  • note — 1 n 1 a: a written promise to pay a debt; specif: promissory note in this entry bank note: a promissory note issued by a bank payable to bearer on demand but without interest and circulating as money cog·no·vit note /käg nō vit , kōg /: a note in …   Law dictionary

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  • insurance — /in shoor euhns, sherr /, n. 1. the act, system, or business of insuring property, life, one s person, etc., against loss or harm arising in specified contingencies, as fire, accident, death, disablement, or the like, in consideration of a… …   Universalium

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  • Marx, Karl — ▪ German philosopher Introduction in full  Karl Heinrich Marx  born May 5, 1818, Trier, Rhine province, Prussia [Germany] died March 14, 1883, London  revolutionary, sociologist, historian, and economist. He published (with Friedrich Engels)… …   Universalium

  • bad debt — Synonyms and related words: accounts payable, accounts receivable, amount due, bad debts, bill, bills, borrowing, charges, chits, debt, default, defection, delinquence, delinquency, dishonor, dishonoring, due, dues, financial commitment, floating …   Moby Thesaurus

  • indebtedness — Synonyms and related words: accounts payable, accounts receivable, amount due, arrearage, arrears, bad debts, bankruptcy, bill, bills, borrowing, charges, chits, debt, delinquency, due, dues, failure, financial commitment, floating debt, funded… …   Moby Thesaurus

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