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noun [uncountable] American American English pronunciation: layaway /ˈleɪəˌweɪ/
  1. a method of buying goods from a store by which a customer pays a small amount of money so that the store will keep the goods for them until they pay the rest
    put something on layaway:

    Will you put this sweater on layaway for me until next week?

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