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English definition of “lay-by”


noun [U] (PAYMENT)    /ˈleɪ.baɪ/ Australian English
a system of paying for goods in small amounts and receiving the goods after the full amount has been paid , or goods bought in this wayParts of shops, shop fittings and retail activities → Compare layaway
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