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Definition of Installment

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

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

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

By working hard we could make an average of about $5 a week. We would have made more but had to provide our own machines, which cost us $45, we paying for them on the installment plan. We paid $5 down and $1 a month after that.
Rose Schneiderman

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
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Installment Translations

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