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

 de·fault /dɪˈfɔlt, di; ˈdiˌfɔlt/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 內定; 原定格式

From: Network Terminology

 預設 內定

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·fault n.
 1. A failing or failure; omission of that which ought to be done; neglect to do what duty or law requires; as, this evil has happened through the governor's default.
 2. Fault; offense; ill deed; wrong act; failure in virtue or wisdom.
    And pardon craved for his so rash default.   --Spenser.
    Regardless of our merit or default.   --Pope.
 3. Law A neglect of, or failure to take, some step necessary to secure the benefit of law, as a failure to appear in court at a day assigned, especially of the defendant in a suit when called to make answer; also of jurors, witnesses, etc.
 In default of, in case of failure or lack of.
    Cooks could make artificial birds and fishes in default of the real ones.   --Arbuthnot.
 -- To suffer a default Law, to permit an action to be called without appearing to answer.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·fault, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Defaulted; p. pr. & vb. n. Defaulting.]
 1. To fail in duty; to offend.
    That he gainst courtesy so foully did default.   --Spenser.
 2. To fail in fulfilling a contract, agreement, or duty.
 3. To fail to appear in court; to let a case go by default.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·fault, v. t.
 1. To fail to perform or pay; to be guilty of neglect of; to omit; as, to default a dividend.
    What they have defaulted towards him as no king.   --Milton.
 2. Law To call a defendant or other party whose duty it is to be present in court, and make entry of his default, if he fails to appear; to enter a default against.
 3. To leave out of account; to omit. [Obs.]
    Defaulting unnecessary and partial discourses.   --Hales.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: loss due to not showing up; "he lost the game by default"
      2: act of failing to meet a financial obligation [syn: nonpayment,
      3: loss resulting from failure of a debt to be paid [syn: nonpayment,
          nonremittal] [ant: payment]
      4: an option that is selected automatically unless an
         alternative is specified [syn: default option]
      v : fail to pay up [syn: default on] [ant: pay up]