Default

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Definition

default: failure to perform a task, for example to pay for something
noun
by default failure to act, without more action
There's a default in the system. There's a problem in the system.

Examples

  • "Well, the problem, err, the issue, is that every Friday, following work, my presence is required at a local accountancy club, where formal attire is preferred, so I have been, by default of course, excluded from participation in this pleasant inter-office ritual."

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