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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
References in classic literature ?
Here he produced a decanter of curiously light wine, and a block of curiously heavy cake, and administered instalments of those dainties to the young people: at the same time, sending out a meagre servant to offer a glass of something to the postboy, who answered that he thanked the gentleman, but if it was the same tap as he had tasted before, he had rather not.
In this coffer, his riches hid themselves with such a tenacious modesty, that the smallest instalments could only be tempted out by artifice; so that Peggotty had to prepare a long and elaborate scheme, a very Gunpowder Plot, for every Saturday's expenses.
Macey paused; he always gave his narrative in instalments, expecting to be questioned according to precedent.
She went to a small cupboard in the corner of the room, and from it produced in instalments all that goes to make cake and cocoa.
The four of us will club together every day to repay the hundred and fifty roubles to the prince, if we have to pay it in instalments of a rouble at a time, but we will repay it, with interest.
In the opposite corner of that same cabin was an organ for which the people told me they were paying sixty dollars in monthly instalments.
Serial stories, he found, were usually published in that weekly in five instalments of about three thousand words each.