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pay-as-you-go Syllabification: pay-as-you-go

Definition of pay-as-you-go in English:

adjective

Relating to a system of paying debts or meeting costs as they arise.
Example sentences
  • The program will be launched amid growing concern about the viability of Russia's pay-as-you-go pension system.
  • The company has 12.4 million customers, the vast majority of whom use pay-as-you-go services.
  • The victims appear to be punters upgrading their phones or switching between contract and pay as you go services.

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