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noun [uncountable]     wave and pay pronunciation in British English
/ˌweɪv ən ˈpeɪ/
  1. a system of paying for small purchases by moving a credit card or mobile device in front of a special machine which automatically reads the information

    London bus passengers have become the first in any major city to use wave and pay plastic cards on public transport.

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  verb [intransitive]

Many stores are being slow to install the technology that lets people wave and pay.

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