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dun (someone) for (something)

To nag or bother someone to pay money owed. Don't answer the phone—creditors keep dunning me for money that I just don't have right now.
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dun someone for something

to harass someone to pay a bill or deliver something. If you don't pay the bill, they will dun you for it day and night. My job is to dun people for payment of their bills.
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Froio, one of D&B's customers who participated in Duns Reference Plus market testing, stresses the speed of the system.
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Appointed executive vice president of Technology & Business Systems for DBIS in September 1995, Bateman served previously as senior vice president of the Host Technologies Group at Dun & Bradstreet Software in Atlanta, GA.
Doescher will be responsible for internal and external communications, economic analysis and The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation Foundation.
Appointed senior vice president-global communications for Dun & Bradstreet Information Services in April 1992 and elected vice president-public relations and advertising of The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation in April 1983, Doescher has been a key communicator at D&B for a number of years.
He joined D&B in 1978 as vice president-communications at Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
He joined Dun & Bradstreet International in June 1985 as vice president-human resources.
In addition, he will be responsible for the new company's business-development activities, focusing initially on Dun & Bradstreet Information Services businesses worldwide.
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