past due

past due ˌpast ˈdue adverb ACCOUNTING
past the time when a debt or payment should have been paid:

• Nationwide, companies paid their bills an average of nine days past due.

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past due UK US adjective ACCOUNTING
past the date on which a payment should have been made: a past due bill/loan »

We are spending a lot of time collecting payments on past due loans.

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Severe cash flow problems meant we had several past due bills which we couldn't pay.

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Across the nation, 4.3% of all mortgages were 30 days past due.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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