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

 de·lin·quent /-kwənt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 de·lin·quent /-kwənt/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·lin·quent a.  Failing in duty; offending by neglect of duty.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·lin·quent, n. One who fails or neglects to perform his duty; an offender or transgressor; one who commits a fault or a crime; a culprit.
    A delinquent ought to be cited in the place or jurisdiction where the delinquency was committed.   --Ayliffe.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: guilty of a minor misdeed; "delinquent minors"
      2: failing in what duty requires; "derelict (or delinquent) in
         his duty"; "neglectful of his duties"; "remiss of you not
         to pay your bills" [syn: derelict, neglectful, remiss]
      3: persistently bad; "school for delinquent boys"
      4: past due; not paid at the scheduled time; "an overdue
         installment"; "a delinquent account" [syn: overdue]
      n : a young offender [syn: juvenile delinquent]