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[French moratoire, from Late Latin moratorius]
: of, relating to, or resulting from delay in the payment or performance of an obligation [ interest]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.