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English definition of “direct debit”

direct debit

noun [C or U]     UK
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 . → Compare standing orderForms of money and methods of payment
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