pay dividends

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Definition of pay dividends

: to directly benefit someone for something he or she has done Our efforts are finally paying dividends.

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“Pay dividends.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pay%20dividends. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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