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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 be·hind·hand /bɪˈhaɪndˌhænd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Be·hind·hand adv. & a.
 1. In arrears financially; in a state where expenditures have exceeded the receipt of funds.
 2. In a state of backwardness, in respect to what is seasonable or appropriate, or as to what should have been accomplished; not equally forward with some other person or thing; dilatory; backward; late; tardy; as, behindhand in studies or in work.
    In this also [dress] the country are very much behindhand.   --Addison.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : behind schedule; "was behindhand with the rent"
      adv : in debt; "he fell behind with his mortgage payments"; "a
            month behind in the rent"; "a company that has been run
            behindhand for years"; "in arrears with their utility
            bills" [syn: behind, in arrears]