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payment

[ pey-muhnt ]
/ ˈpeɪ mənt /
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noun
something that is paid; an amount paid; compensation; recompense.
the act of paying.
reward or punishment; requital.
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Origin of payment

1300–50; Middle English, variant of paiement<Middle French. See pay1, -ment

OTHER WORDS FROM payment

pro·pay·ment, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for payment

payment
/ (ˈpeɪmənt) /

noun
the act of paying
a sum of money paid
something given in return; punishment or reward
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