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English definition of “top-up”

top-up

noun [C, usually singular]     /ˈtɒpʌp/ US   /ˈtɑːp-/ UK FINANCE
extra money that is added to an amount so that the total is increased : The company has offered a top-up to all those who have paid into their pension scheme for more than 10 years . The government top-up comes at the end of the process , forcing people to save money in order to get the cash reward .
(Definition of top-up noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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