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English definition of “pay off something”

pay off something

(GIVE MONEY OWED) phrasal verb with pay    /peɪ/ verb (past tense and past participle paid  /peɪd/)
to give all of or the last part of an amount that you owe : I expect to pay the debt off within two years .
(Definition of pay off something (GIVE MONEY OWED) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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