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Definition of Installment


  1. The act of installing; installation.
  2. The seat in which one is placed.
  3. A portion of a debt, or sum of money, which is divided into portions that are made payable at different times. Payment by installment is payment by parts at different times, the amounts and times being often definitely stipulated.

Installment Quotations

Every professional athlete owes a debt of gratitude to the fans and management, and pays an installment every time he plays. He should never miss a payment.
Bobby Hull

A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on the installment plan.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have said, with respect to authorization bills, that I do not want the Congress or the country to commit fiscal suicide on the installment plan.
Everett Dirksen

No one knows his true character until he has run out of gas, purchased something on the installment plan and raised an adolescent.
Marcelene Cox

An autobiography is an obituary in serial form with the last installment missing.
Quentin Crisp
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Installment Translations

installment in German is Teilzahlung {f}, Abschlagzahlung {f}
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