Definition of pay as you go in English:

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pay as you go

Pronunciation: /ˈˌpā əz yo͞o ˈɡō/


[usually as modifier]
A system of meeting costs as they arise or paying for a service before it is used: a pay-as-you-go phone healthcare on a pay-as-you-go basis
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  • 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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