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instalment

noun [C] UK ( US installment)
 
 
/ɪnˈstɔːlmənt/
PAYMENT a regular payment that you make, for example each month, in order to pay for something: You can pay for your computer in six monthly instalments.Costs and expenses
PART one of the parts of a story that you can see every day or week in a magazine or on television: Don't miss next week's exciting instalment.Broadcasting in generalParts of plays, shows and filmsWords meaning parts of things
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