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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While in principle dishonored cheques remain a criminal offence, there have been many debates on whether it should continue to be a crime or whether the UAE Federal criminal law should change to abolish Article 401 and to limit dishonored cheques to only civil liability.
Though a large adventure game, Dishonored is not an open-world title - instead you'll go from hand-crafted mission to mission.
The court sided with, and granted summary judgment in favor of, the Beneficiary, ruling that the issuing bank had wrongfully dishonored the Beneficiary's request for payment of the letter of credit.
Accounting is to keep the dishonored check until the client provides replacement funds.
But then the insured's check to the producer is dishonored by the bank.
Bush tried to blame the torture scandal on a "few American troops who dishonored our country and disregarded our values.
There are no winners in a life drama such as this: a taut, beautiful ship destroyed; hundreds of men dead who might have been rescued; a captain dishonored to the point of suicide--and a Japanese submarine skipper well aware that his victory meant absolutely nothing to the course of the war.
To these possibilities must be added still another variation, which might be called competitive, or inverse dishonor: the possession or reception of an honor by another person, such as a rival, may cause one to consider oneself to that degree dishonored (particularly in a highly competitive society like Florence).
For him, the state is just another interested party, if an enormously powerful one, wanting vengeance for an affront: "like others dishonored, it wanted to teach the offender a public lesson, and to restore the honor or the order that its self-regard demanded, to demonstrate to all that its extensive claims were justified and must be recognized.
The phrase "subject to collection" was intended to protect the seller so that he would not be required to perform under the contract if the Natoli downpayment was dishonored by a bounced check.
We dishonored the game for a large stretch and then we tried to turn it on.