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installment also: (British English) instalment
American English: /ɪnˈstɔlmənt/
British English: /ɪnˈstɔːlm(ə)nt/

Translation of installment in Spanish:


  • 1 (payment)
    cuota (feminine) (esp (Latin America) )
    monthly installments
    mensualidades (feminine plural)
    plazos (masculine plural) mensuales
    cuotas (feminine plural) mensuales (esp (Latin America) )
    to pay in o by installments
    pagar en cuotas (esp (Latin America) )
    to buy something on installment (American English) [colloquial]
    comprar algo a plazos
    comprar algo en cuotas (esp (Latin America) )
    Example sentences
    • In some industrial and construction loans the amount lent may be drawn down by the borrower in instalments within an agreed period.
    • Formerly, owners who sold their companies through asset sales and received the payment in installments had to pay taxes on an installment basis also.
    • The policies typically vest in 10 to 20 years, after which investors can withdraw the money in installments or leave it where it is.
  • 2 (part) the novel came out in installments
    publicaron la novela por entregas
    the first installment of the History of the World
    el primer fascículo de la Historia del Mundo
    Example sentences
    • Written anonymously, it was published in instalments on the internet and soon became an underground sensation in mainland China's gay community.
    • The series A Sense of Place will be launched during this special programme and the first instalment will be broadcast from 10.15 to 10.45 am.
    • We gaze obediently like cattle at the television screen perched above, broadcasting the latest installment of a Spanish soap opera.

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