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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pay·ment /ˈpemənt/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pay·ment n.
 1. The act of paying, or giving compensation; the discharge of a debt or an obligation.
    No man envieth the payment of a debt.   --Bacon.
 2. That which is paid; the thing given in discharge of a debt, or an obligation, or in fulfillment of a promise; reward; recompense; requital; return.
 3. Punishment; chastisement. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a sum of money paid [ant: nonpayment]
      2: the act of paying money [syn: defrayal, defrayment]
         [ant: evasion]