Meaning of “accelerated payment” in the English Dictionary

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"accelerated payment" in Business English

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accelerated paymentnoun [ U ]

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FINANCE a situation where someone is forced to pay a loan back earlier than originally arranged because there is a risk that they may not be able to pay it back later:

Following further falls in the airline's shares, its creditors are demanding accelerated payment of its $500 million debt.

(Definition of “accelerated payment” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)