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hire-purchase system

[ hahyuhr-pur-chuhs ]
/ ˈhaɪərˈpɜr tʃəs /
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noun British.

a system of payment for a commodity in regular installments while using it.

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Also called hire-purchase.

Origin of hire-purchase system

First recorded in 1895–1900

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