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pay sth down

phrasal verb with pay uk   us   /peɪ/ verb (paid, paid)
COMMERCE to ​pay a ​part of the ​totalcost of something when you ​buy it. The rest of the ​cost is usually ​paid over a ​period of ​time: You can ​pay £500 down on the ​car now, and then ​pay £100 a month.
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