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English definition of “repay”

repay

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌriːˈpeɪ/ (past tense and past participle repaid)
MONEY B2 to pay back money that you have borrowed: to repay a loan Paying and spending money
KINDNESS B2 to do something kind for someone who has done something to help you: What can I do to repay you for your kindness?Prizes, rewards and medals
repayment
 
 
/rɪˈpeɪmənt/ noun [C, U]
the act of repaying someone or the money that you pay backMortgages and real estateRenting, hiring and hire purchase in general Renting property
(Definition of repay from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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