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instalment

(US), installment
one of the portions, usually equal, into which a debt is divided for payment at specified intervals over a fixed period
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He had completed on that day the first instalment of three thousand words - much to the amusement of Jim, and to the open derision of Mr.
I let out a whoop when I read it; but I could have canned my joy, for I was jobbed out of it by the courts and lawyers afterward--not a cent to me, and I'm still paying 'm in instalments.
Not without influence here was the necessity of filling a specified number of serial instalments, each of a definite number of pages, and each requiring a striking situation at the end.
All his novels except 'Henry Esmond' were published serially, and he generally delayed composing each instalment until the latest possible moment, working reluctantly except under the stress of immediate compulsion.
You may even, if it be easier for you, pay us in ten, fifteen, or twenty instalments; but we will accept no single instalment of less than a million.
ISLAMABAD -- Citizens have voiced strong protest over increase in instalments for allottees of flats by the Pakistan Housing Foundation (FHF) in Sector I-16/3.
Dubai: Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, on Thursday issued a resolution allowing Dubai residents to pay fines in instalments.