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Meaning of “in kind” in the English Dictionary

"in kind" in British English

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in kind

(of ​payment) given in the ​form of ​goods or ​services and not ​money: She wouldn't take any ​money but said I could ​pay her in kind by ​lending her the ​car. formal If you do something in kind, you do the same thing to someone that they have just done to you.
(Definition of in kind from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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