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hire-purchase system

[hahyuh r-pur-chuh s] /ˈhaɪərˈpɜr tʃəs/
noun, British
1.
a system of payment for a commodity in regular installments while using it.
Also called hire-purchase.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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