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Meaning of “pay-as-you-go” in the English Dictionary

"pay-as-you-go" in British English

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pay-as-you-goadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌpeɪ.əz.jəˈɡəʊ/  us   /-ˈɡoʊ/
A pay-as-you-go ​system is one in which you ​pay for a ​service before you use it and you cannot use more than you have ​paid for: a pay-as-you-go ​mobilephone
(Definition of pay-as-you-go from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pay-as-you-go" in Business English

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pay-as-you-gonoun [U]

uk   us   COMMERCE
a ​system in which you ​pay for a ​service before you use it, and you cannot use more than you have ​paid for: When choosing a ​mobilephonecontract, seven in 10 ​users choose pay-as-you-go. Services such as ​gas and electricity are ​provided on a pay-as-you-go ​basis. a pay-as-you-go ​mobilephone/​pensionscheme
(Definition of pay-as-you-go from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pay-as-you-go”
in Chinese (Simplified) 预付费的…
in Turkish ön ödemeli…
in Russian предоплаченный (напр., о тарифе)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 預付費的…
in Polish prepaid, przedpłacony…
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