instalment

Definition

noun
a part of a payment which is paid regularly until the total amount is paid
ExampleThe first instalment is payable on signature of the agreement.
(NoteThe US spelling is installment.)
Usage
the final instalment is now due
the last of a series of payments should be paid now
Usage
to pay £25 down and monthly instalments of £20
to pay a first payment of £25 and the rest in payments of £20 each month
Usage
to miss an instalment
not to pay an instalment at the right time

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