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noun [countable] installment pronunciation in American English /ɪnˈstɔlmənt/
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singularinstallment
pluralinstallments

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  1. 1
    one of several payments that an amount of money is divided into, so that you do not have to pay the whole amount at one time

    When is the next installment due?

    in installments:

    We paid for the television in twelve monthly installments.

  2. 2
    one of several parts of a story or article that are published at different times in a magazine or newspaper
    1. a.
      one of several parts of an interesting or exciting situation

      Do you want to hear the latest installment in my love life?

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