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1 : the condition of being in arrears
2 : something that is in arrears
: something unpaid and overdue
: arrear often used in pl. [the Virginia court reduced the s to a final judgment "National Law Journal"]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.