Definition of repayment in English:


Syllabification: re·pay·ment
Pronunciation: /rēˈpāmənt


  • 1The action of paying back a loan.
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    • 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 backrecompense, reward, compensation
  • 1.1An amount of money paid back: minimum monthly repayments
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    • 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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