Deadbeat


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Deadbeat

A person or company who intentionally and repeatedly does not pay his/her bills. For example, a deadbeat may refrain from paying his/her rent. While there is recourse for those dealing with deadbeats (for example, a landlord can evict a person who does not pay rent), this can be expensive and time-consuming. In nearly all cases, a deadbeat has a poor credit history. A deadbeat is also called a bad pay, but should not be confused with a freeloader.

Deadbeat

A borrower who doesn't pay.

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(a) and (c) adopt the conventional deadbeat method, while (b) and (d) show the waveform figures of deadbeat control method after the introduction of the fuzzy control algorithm.
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Is this the man you want running the Democrat Party, a deadbeat dad, a tax dodger?
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However, despite your best efforts, there will always be a few deadbeats whom you will need to pursue.
I have no problem in exposing and naming deadbeats. My problem is that it doesn't address the fundamental gender bias of the courts and the feminist-influenced judges, who rule on child custody cases every day.
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WHEN deadbeat Dane Peter Lovenkrands said he was hoping for 'another great season at Ibrox and a contract extension' the Rangers faithful must have been fuming.
He sought leniency, telling Lane County Circuit Judge Jack Billings that he lost his marriage and children to drugs, but has never been a deadbeat father.
As with the comment on the beautiful-but-disappointing oranges, her conversation often dashes between substance and its glossy but sometimes deadbeat cousin, style.

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