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in·stall·ment 1

also in·stal·ment  (ĭn-stôl′mənt)
n.
1. One of a number of successive payments in settlement of a debt.
2.
a. A portion of something, such as a publication, issued at intervals.
b. A chapter or part of a literary work presented serially.

[Alteration of obsolete estallment, from Anglo-Norman, from Old French estaler, to place, fix, from estal, place, of Germanic origin; see stel- in Indo-European roots.]

in·stall·ment 2

also in·stal·ment  (ĭn-stôl′mənt)

instalment

(ɪnˈstɔːlmənt) or

installment

n
1. (Commerce) one of the portions, usually equal, into which a debt is divided for payment at specified intervals over a fixed period
2. a portion of something that is issued, broadcast, or published in parts, such as a serial in a magazine
3. a variant of installation1
[C18: from obsolete estallment, probably from Old French estaler to fix, hence to agree rate of payment, from estal something fixed, place, from Old High German stal stall1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.instalment - a part of a broadcast serial
broadcast, program, programme - a radio or television show; "did you see his program last night?"
serial, series - a serialized set of programs; "a comedy series"; "the Masterworks concert series"
cliffhanger - an episode that ends in suspense
2.instalment - a part of a published serial
text, textual matter - the words of something written; "there were more than a thousand words of text"; "they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech"; "he wants to reconstruct the original text"
fascicle, fascicule - an installment of a printed work
serial publication, serial, series - a periodical that appears at scheduled times
3.instalment - the act of installing something (as equipment)instalment - the act of installing something (as equipment); "the telephone installation took only a few minutes"
commencement, start, beginning - the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"

instalment

noun
1. payment, repayment, part payment The first instalment is payable on application.
2. part, section, chapter, episode, portion, division The next instalment deals with the social impact of the war
Translations
دُفْعَةٌفَصْل أو حَلَقَهقِسْط
splátkačást
afdragafsnitdel
maksuerä
rata
folytatás
afborgunkafli, hluti
分割払い
할부금
avbetalning
เงินที่จ่ายเป็นงวด
phần trả góp

instalment

installment (US) [ɪnˈstɔːlmənt]
A. N
1. (Comm) (= part payment) → plazo m, cuota f (LAm)
to pay in instalmentspagar a plazos
monthly instalmentplazo m mensual, cuota f mensual (LAm)
2. [of serial, in magazine] → fascículo m; (on radio, TV) → episodio m
B. CPD installment plan N (US) → plan m de financiación
to buy sth/pay for sth on an instalment plancomprar/pagar algo a plazos

instalment

[ɪnˈstɔːlmənt] installment (US) n
(= payment) → versement m, traite f
to pay in instalments → payer en plusieurs versements
to pay in monthly instalments → payer en plusieurs versements mensuels
an instalment on sth [+ goods, mortgage] → une traite sur qch
[story, TV serial] → épisode m, livraison f

instalment

, (US) installment
n
(of story, serial)Fortsetzung f; (Rad, TV) → (Sende)folge f
(Fin, Comm) → Rate f; monthly instalmentMonatsrate f; to pay in or by instalmentsin Raten or ratenweise bezahlen

instalment

installment (Am) [ɪnˈstɔːlmənt] n
a. (Comm) (part payment) → rata, pagamento rateale
to pay in instalments → pagare a rate
b. (of serial, story) → puntata, episodio; (of publication) → dispensa

install

(inˈstoːl) verb
1. to put in place ready for use. When was the telephone/electricity installed (in this house)?
2. to put (a thing, oneself or another person) in a place or position. He was installed as president yesterday; They soon installed themselves in the new house.
installation (instəˈleiʃən) noun
1. the act of installing.
2. a piece of equipment that has been installed. The cooker, fridge and other electrical installations are all in working order.
inˈstalment noun
1. one payment out of a number of payments into which an amount of money, especially a debt, is divided. The new carpet is being paid for by monthly instalments.
2. a part of a story that is printed one part at a time eg in a weekly magazine, or read in parts on the radio. Did you hear the final instalment last week?

instalment

دُفْعَةٌ splátka afdrag Rate δόση plazo maksuerä versement partiel rata rata 分割払い 할부금 afbetalingstermijn avdrag rata prestação взнос avbetalning เงินที่จ่ายเป็นงวด taksit phần trả góp 分期付款
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Not only that; but the village, light-headed with famine, fire, and bell-ringing, and bethinking itself that Monsieur Gabelle had to do with the collection of rent and taxes--though it was but a small instalment of taxes, and no rent at all, that Gabelle had got in those latter days--became impatient for an interview with him, and, surrounding his house, summoned him to come forth for personal conference.
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A world in which all those pretty and gracious women dwelt, among the figures of the waltz and the lancers, with chat between about the last instalment of 'The Newcomes,' was good enough world for me; I was only afraid it was too good.
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