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installment

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noun in·stall·ment \in-ˈstȯl-mənt\

Definition of installment

1589

First Known Use of installment

1589

Variants of installment

less commonly

instalment


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installment

noun in·stall·ment

Definition of installment

  1. 1 :  one of the parts into which a debt is divided when payment is made at intervals

  2. 2 a :  one of several parts (as of a publication) presented at intervals b :  one part of a serial story

installment

adjective

Variants of installment

less commonly

instalment

Origin and Etymology of installment

alteration of earlier estallment payment by installment, from estall to arrange payments by installment, from Anglo-French estaler, from estal station, stall, division of a stage, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German stal place, stall


First Known Use: 1776


INSTALLMENT Defined for Kids

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installment

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noun in·stall·ment \in-ˈstȯl-mənt\

Definition of installment for Students


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installment

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noun in·stall·ment

Definition of installment for Students

  1. :  one of several parts of something (as a book) presented over a period of time


Law Dictionary

installment

noun in·stall·ment

Legal Definition of installment

  1. :  one of the parts into which a debt is divided when payment is made at intervals

installment

adjective


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