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payment

noun [C/U]  /ˈpeɪ·mənt/ us  
an amount of money paid, or the act of paying: [C] When is the first payment due? [U] Usually we ask for payment when the order is placed.
Translations of “payment”
in Korean 지불, 지불금…
in Arabic دَفْع, دَفْعة…
in Portuguese pagamento…
in Catalan pagament…
in Japanese 支払い, 支払い金額…
in Italian pagamento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 支付的金額, 報償,報答…
in Russian оплата, платеж, выплата…
in Turkish ödeme, maaş, ücret…
in Chinese (Simplified) 支付的金额, 报偿,报答…
in Polish zapłata, kwota…
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