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  Definition of Delinquency
  1. an antisocial misdeed in violation of the law by a minor
  2. a tendency to be negligent and uncaring; "he inherited his delinquency from his father"; "his derelictions were not really intended as crimes"; "his adolescent protest consisted of willful neglect of all his responsibilities"
  3. nonpayment of a debt when due
Similar Words: juvenile delinquency, dereliction, willful neglect

 

 
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