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English definition of “direct debit”

direct debit

noun [C or U] uk   UK us  
an arrangement for making payments, usually to an organization, in which your bank moves money from your account into the organization's account at regular times: I pay my electricity bill by direct debit. Forms of money and methods of payment
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