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verb[WITH OBJECT]usually as adjective prepaid
Pay for in advance.‘prepaid health plans’
- ‘There's no penalty for prepaying your loans, but extending the repayment period gives you the option of making smaller payments when money is tight.’
- ‘It is on the simplest prepay tariff, which I use because I do not know how long I am going to be in Britain and I do not wish to commit myself to a fixed term contract.’
- ‘You may choose any amount between $5 and $35, and prepay the number of months you desire.’
- ‘However, analysts say heavy promotions and free prepay cards and handsets are destroying value in the sector.’
- ‘Yes, there is some portion of the travelling population that pays a cash fare every day and it is desirable for these people to instead use some prepay method in order to save time and resources.’
- ‘The prepay phone is a mass-market model and does not normally sit comfortably with a company whose culture is centered on differentiation.’
- ‘Drivers could be required to prepay traffic fees, either online or at street-level vending machines.’
- ‘Under these agreements the wholesaler prepays products and fuel sold through the on-reserve store.’
- ‘After prepaying part of the business loan and setting aside funds for capital reserves, cash patronage refunds were distributed at the first annual meeting.’
- ‘Regional terminals in the Corn Belt quit taking orders for prepay ammonia in mid-December.’
- ‘There's no penalty for prepaying your student loans, so you can shorten your loan term by making extra payments.’
- ‘The survey found that 45% of adult prepay customers could save money by switching to a contract.’
- ‘The state of Florida has the longest operating prepay program.’
- ‘Like America, we are prepaying the expected costs of a demographic bulge in retirement.’
- ‘Employers prepay for spaces in designated centres.’
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