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pay off something

phrasal verb with pay  us   /peɪ/ verb (past tense and past participle paid  /peɪd/ )
  • (GIVE MONEY OWED)

to give all of or the last ​part of an ​amount that you ​owe: I ​expect to pay the ​debt off within two ​years.
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