Definition of repayment in English:

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Pronunciation: /rēˈpāmənt/


1The action of paying back a loan.
Example sentences
  • They are intended to provide consistency in approach toward loan repayments.
  • They follow a very narrow work objective: secure repayment of loans at any cost.
  • Remarkably, there is a 98 percent repayment rate on the loans.
refund, reimbursement, paying back
recompense, reward, compensation
1.1An amount of money paid back: minimum monthly repayments
More example sentences
  • There is nothing in the case law, says Aldridge, which says there is not value in the repayment of trust monies.
  • Thus the claim by Guinness for repayment is unanswerable.
  • I have a small mortgage with just six years' repayments outstanding.

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Syllabification: re·pay·ment

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