Dishonor


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Dishonor

A refusal to pay.

Dishonor

To refuse payment on a check, receipt, or some other document demanding payment. One usually dishonors a document if there is something irregular about it, such as a check drawn with insufficient funds. See also: Honor.
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If the bank rejects a beneficiary's presentation of conforming documents, the bank is in breach of its obligation to pay on the letter of credit and is subject to the beneficiary's assertion of a wrongful dishonor claim.
Lastly, demand a role in future church governance that can prevent a secret, all-powerful church hierarchy from causing further damage and dishonor to our church.
The initial source of the architectural dishonor was, we have noted, not merely the absence of a communal palace, but the presence of splendid town halls in other cities.
Some dishonor their parents by ignoring their instructions and counsel.
The investigation officer prepared a discharge report and recorded his statement in court; following which further enquiry was forwarded to ASP secretariat, who after a detailed investigation, agreed to the cheque dishonor issue, ordering investigation officer to present a challan against Raheel Khan.
According to the National Union court, that means a letter of credit beneficiary faces the risk of dishonor when it presents a draft/demand for payment in excess of the amount available for payment under the letter of credit.
Dishonor and pollution had everything to do with artisan and craft status and the careful policing of the boundaries of social groups in a corporate society of orders.
Upon the dishonor of the check, the seller can then maintain an action either on the bounced check or on the underlying contract obligation.
When asked whether Giant thought that Larry Flynt was personally involved in the decision to dishonor the contract, a spokesperson for the company stated, "We are not sure, we always thought Hustler owner Larry Flynt was an honorable guy.
I respect Islam, it (wearing of boots) was not meant to disrespect or dishonor,' Duterte told reporters in an early morning press conference after visiting the wakes of two soldiers at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.
Police said that accused Sadiq shot dead his sister Sumani for bringing dishonor upon the family while his younger sister Marvi was also critically injured during attempts to save her sister.