installment plan
noun Date: 1876 a system of paying for goods by installments

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • installment plan — inˈstallment ˌplan noun [countable] FINANCE a way of buying something by making small, regular payments over an agreed period of time; = hire purchase Bre: • Shares can be purchased on the two part installment plan …   Financial and business terms

  • installment plan — installment plans N COUNT An installment plan is a way of buying goods gradually. You make regular payments to the seller until, after some time, you have paid the full price and the goods belong to you. [AM] (in BRIT, use hire purchase) …   English dictionary

  • installment plan — ☆ installment plan n. a credit system by which debts, as for purchased articles, are paid in installments …   English World dictionary

  • installment plan — noun a system for paying for goods by installments • Syn: ↑installment buying, ↑time plan • Hypernyms: ↑regular payment • Hyponyms: ↑hire purchase, ↑never never * * * noun, pl ⋯ p …   Useful english dictionary

  • installment plan — n. on the installment plan (to buy smt. on the installment plan) * * * on the installment plan (to buy smt. on the installment plan) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • installment plan — /ɪn stɔ:lmənt plæn/, installment sales /ɪn stɔ:lmənt seɪlz/, installment buying /ɪn stɔ:lmənt ˌbaɪɪŋ/ noun US a system of buying something by paying a sum regularly each month ● to buy a car on the installment plan (NOTE: the British equivalent… …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • installment plan — /ɪn stɔ:lmənt plæn/, installment sales /ɪn stɔ:lmənt seɪlz/, installment buying /ɪn stɔ:lmənt ˌbaɪɪŋ/ noun US a system of buying something by paying a sum regularly each month ● to buy a car on the installment plan (NOTE: The UK term is hire… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • installment plan — plan to purchase through periodic payments …   English contemporary dictionary

  • installment plan — Synonyms and related words: acquitment, acquittal, acquittance, amortization, amortizement, bank credit, binder, book credit, borrowing, borrowing power, cash, cash credit, cash payment, clearance, commercial credit, consumer credit, credit,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • installment plan — Commercial sales arrangement by which goods are sold and buyer pays for them in periodic payments. See also installment contract installment credit installment loan installment sale …   Black's law dictionary

  • installment plan — Commercial sales arrangement by which goods are sold and buyer pays for them in periodic payments. See also installment contract installment credit installment loan installment sale …   Black's law dictionary

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