[ UK /pˈe‍ɪmənt/ ]
[ US /ˈpeɪmənt/ ]
  1. a sum of money paid or a claim discharged
  2. an act of requiting; returning in kind
  3. the act of paying money
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How To Use payment In A Sentence

  • She was finally evicted in April for non-payment of rent .
  • Second, lump sum payments are worked out on the basis of an assumed life expectancy.
  • There was a reason for this: unbeknown to the Reserve Bank, the major banks were working secretly and cooperatively to develop an alternative payment system that would substitute for direct debits.
  • The payments on that car loan are in arrears by three months.
  • This scheme enables you to budget the cost through fixed monthly payments.
  • Police sources say part of the racket was connected to so-called ‘car parking jockeys’ - triads who take payments to park restaurant diners' cars - who wanted ‘compensation’ for the use of parking spaces.
  • I believe it is unfair to penalise parents who miss the payment of this allowance due to this.
  • To relieve anxiety about funeral costs, we will introduce a funeral payment of £600, available on request.
  • In the days of yore when beer in pubs was served only in pints or quarts, the serving wenches had to keep mental tabs on who drank pints and who drank quarts to get it right when collecting payment.
  • In the early years of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), and even one author's experience under the CISP program, the term compensating control was used to describe everything from a legitimate work-around for a security challenge to a shortcut to compliance. CSO
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