Purchasing a commodity over a period of time. The buyer gains the use of the commodity immediately and then pays for it in periodic payments called installments.
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Word Watch 2013: Binge-watchIn terms of media consumption, 2013 has been an eventful year. Thanks to the ease of on-demand video streaming on sites like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Instant Video, film and video lovers have gravitated toward a few increasingly useful words to describe their novel viewing habits. One word on the rise this year is binge-watch. In our next update, Dictionary.com will define binge-watch as: “to …
wealth, mortgage, loan, bond, balance, stock, continuance, debenture, extension, lien, plastic, respite, tab, trust, securities, borrowing
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