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Default may refer to:


  • Default (law), the failure to do something required by law
    • Default (finance), failure to satisfy the terms of a loan obligation or failure to pay back a loan
    • Default judgment, a binding judgment in favor of either party based on some failure to take action by the other party
    • Default rule, a rule of law that can be overridden by a contract, trust, will, or other legally effective agreement

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  • Default (computer science), a preset setting or value that will be used if no choice is done during program use or installation and setup
  • Default password, allows the device to be accessed during its initial setup, or after resetting to factory defaults
  • defaults (software), a command line utility for plist (preference) files for macOS and GNUstep


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