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payment

noun

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1 the act of offering money in exchange for goods or services
  • they are very prompt in the payment of their credit card bills

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2 something (as money) that is given or received in return for goods or services
  • our payment for all the work we did barely covered our expenses
  • we finally mailed our last car payment last week

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3 the money paid regularly to a person for labor or services
  • your payment will be issued as a weekly check

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The first known use of payment was in the 14th century

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“Payment.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/payment. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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