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English definition of “pay-as-you-go”

pay-as-you-go

adjective [before noun]     /ˌpeɪ.əz.jəˈɡəʊ/ US  /-ˈɡoʊ/
describes a system in which you pay for a service before you use it and you cannot use more than you have paid for: a pay-as-you-go mobile phone Paying and spending money
(Definition of pay-as-you-go adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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