stump up (sth) Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"stump up (sth)" in British English

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stump up (sth)

UK informal
phrasal verb with stump uk   us   /stʌmp/ verb
to ​pay an ​amount or ​type of ​money for something, ​especiallyunwillingly: It can be ​cheaper to ​stump up for a new ​washingmachine than to get ​yourold one ​repaired. Chissano said ​Westerngovernments should ​stump up the ​cash to ​fundlandredistribution.
(Definition of stump up (sth) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stump up sth" in Business English

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stump up sth

phrasal verb with stump uk   us   /stʌmp/ verb
UK informal to make a ​payment, especially unwillingly: The ​company has ​agreed to stump up a further 1.62m ​shares.
(Definition of stump up sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stump up (sth)”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指不情愿地)掏腰包,付钱…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指不情願地)掏腰包,付錢…
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