hire purchase

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hire purchase

n. Chiefly British
Purchase of an item on an installment plan.

hire purchase

installment plan
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hire purchase

noun credit, H.P., finance, easy terms, the never-never, installment plan buying a car on hire purchase
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The hire-purchase system bridged a financial gap, and one bright and memorable Sunday morning he wheeled his new possession through the shop into the road, got on to it with the advice and assistance of Grubb, and teuf-teuffed off into the haze of the traffic-tortured high road, to add himself as one more voluntary public danger to the amenities of the south of England.