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tr.v. pre·paid, pre·pay·ing, pre·pays
To pay or pay for beforehand.

pre·pay′ment n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prepayment - payment in advance
defrayal, defrayment, payment - the act of paying money
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دَفْع الأجْرَة مقدَّما
platba předem
elõre fizetés
platba vopred
önceden/peşin ödeme


[ˈpriːˈpeɪmənt] Npago m por adelantado, pago m anticipado
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(priːˈpei) past tense, past participle ˌpreˈpaid verb
to pay in advance.
ˌpreˈpayment noun
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