a system of payment for a commodity in regular installments while using it.
- Also called hire-purchase.
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How to use hire-purchase system in a sentence
Many undertakers carry out wiring on the easy payment or hire-purchase system.
X 31, a woman, has obtained jewellery on the hire-purchase system.The Criminal & the Community | James Devon
If this is the "hire-purchase system," a piano-less life is infinitely preferable to braving its manifold perils and penalties.