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English definition of “payable”

payable

adjective
 
 
/ˈpeɪəbl/
money describes something to be paid: Rent is payable monthly.Paying and spending money
cheque If a cheque (= a piece of paper printed by a bank that you use to pay for things) is payable to a person, that person's name is written on the cheque and the money will be paid to them.Paying and spending moneyForms of money and methods of payment
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