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instalment

noun [C or U] UK ( US installment)
 
 
/ɪnˈstɔːlmənt/
COMMERCE, FINANCE one of a number of parts into which an amount of money that is owed has been divided. Payments are made regularly until the total amount has been paid back: pay by/in instalments The journal charges a yearly subscription of $1000, which readers can pay in instalments.pay by instalment Small shareholders were often given the opportunity to pay by instalment.pay/repay (the) instalments Please contact our Help Line if you cannot pay the instalments. weekly/monthly/annual instalments to keep up (the) installments Louisiana got the final installment of its $10 billion in grant money in June.
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