instalment

(esp. BrE) (AmE usually installment) noun
1 regular payment
ADJECTIVE
fixed

repayment is by fixed monthly instalments

equal

a loan repaid in equal annual instalments

first, initial
second, third, etc.
final, last
next
annual, monthly, quarterly, weekly
VERB + INSTALMENT
pay, repay

She sold the car before she had paid the instalments.

INSTALMENT + VERB
become due, be due, be payable

The next instalment is not due until July.

INSTALMENT + NOUN
payment
loan (AmE), plan

We offer an installment plan.

PREPOSITION
by instalment (esp. BrE)

The amounts are repayable by instalment.

in instalment

Repayment is in ten instalments.

You can pay it in instalments.

2 part of a story
ADJECTIVE
first, second, etc.
final, last
previous

The last part of the trilogy is a distinct improvement on the previous installment.

daily, weekly
next
VERB + INSTALMENT
appear in, publish (sth in)

The ‘Screwtape Letters’ were published in instalments from May to November 1941.

PREPOSITION
instalment in

the final instalment in the trilogy


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