英 [dɪ'fɔːlt; 'diːfɔːlt]
- vi. 拖欠；不履行；不到场
- n. 违约；缺席；缺乏；系统默认值
- vt. 不履行；不参加（比赛等）；对…处以缺席裁判
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de-, 向下，强调。fault, 过错，欺骗。1858年用于商务术语，指欺骗，违约。1966年用于计算机名词，无可选项，默认选项。
- default (n.)
- early 13c., "offense, crime, sin," later (late 13c.) "failure, failure to act," from Old French defaute (12c.) "fault, defect, failure, culpability, lack, privation," from Vulgar Latin *defallita "a deficiency or failure," past participle of *defallere, from Latin de- "away" (see de-) + fallere "to deceive, to cheat; to put wrong, to lead astray, cause to be mistaken; to escape notice of, be concealed from" (see fail (v.)). The financial sense is first recorded 1858; the computing sense is from 1966.
- default (v.)
- late 14c., "be lacking, be missing," also "become weak," from default (n.). Related: Defaulted; defaulting.
- 1. Malvolio becomes, in default of competition, the play's moral centre.
- 2. The default is usually the setting that most users would probably choose.
- 3. Death, not life, is the default state of cells.
- 4. The company is in default on the loan.
- 5. His car was repossessed because of default of monthly installment.
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