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American English: /ˈleɪəˌweɪ/
British English: /ˈleɪəweɪ/


  • (American English) to have something put on layaway
    dejar algo reservado mediante el pago de un depósito
    layaway available
    se apartan or se reservan artículos mediante el pago de un pequeño depósito
    Example sentences
    • Back in 1974, people still stood in line to deposit paychecks, paid for groceries with cash, and put big purchases like furniture on layaway plans.
    • Too much to pay for on layaway, too much to buy secondhand, if you have to ask you can't afford it, and nobody could, or should be able to.
    • If you know that there is an occasion coming up and you may want to purchase a unit, consider placing it on layaway at your local retail store.
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