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Definition of "forebearance" [forebearance]

  • Common misspelling of forbearance. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "forebearance" in a sentence
  • "When I feel I cannot bear it any longer and must vault over the wall to wring her neck, I instead write a calming affirmation on a Post-It note eg, "forebearance," "breathe deeply," "take the high road", fold into a small rectangle and slide it into one of the slots on the connector tube of the partition between us."
  • "If there is no communication, alternatives such as forebearance or loan modification are usually not available."
  • "In the US, much of the improvement in households' debt position has come through foreclosures in the housing market, while McKinsey says many lenders in Britain have shown more forebearance with homeowners in negative equity and that this might be disguising the true extent of the mortgage debt problem."
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