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English definition of “micropayment”


noun [C]
/ˈmaɪkrəʊˌpeɪmənt/ BANKING, E-COMMERCE, MONEY
an online payment of a very small amount of money: Micropayment systems have made it possible to pay for individual downloads.
(Definition of micropayment from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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