Definition of Hire-purchase

1. Noun. Installment plan. "We bought a car on the never-never"




Definition of Hire-purchase

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of hire purchase) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hire-purchase

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hirci
hircic
hircic acid
hircin
hircine
hircinous
hircismus
hircose
hircus
hird
hirdman
hirdmen
hirds
hire
hire-purchase (current term)
hire car
hire out
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hire purchases
hireable
hireage
hireages
hired
hired gun
hired hand
hired help
hired man
hiree
hirees

Literary usage of Hire-purchase

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1. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"Under the Act, however, he must allow the owner to retake the goods and, if one- half of the hire-purchase price exceeds the total of the sums paid and due, ..."

2. Accounting in Theory and Practice: A Text-book for the Use of Accountants by George Lisle (1906)
"hire-purchase SYSTEM OF ACQUIRING RAILWAY WAGGONS Colliery companies, as a rule, purchase railway waggons under a hire and purchase agreement by which the ..."

3. Accounting in Theory and Practice: A Text-book for the Use of Accountants by George Lisle (1906)
"hire-purchase SYSTEM OF ACQUIRING RAILWAY WAGGONS Colliery companies, as a rule, purchase railway waggons under a hire and purchase agreement by which the ..."

4. Advanced Accounting by Lawrence Robert Dicksee, James Edward Geoffrey De Montmorency (1903)
"Day Book should be provided for the record of hire-purchase agreement transactions, through which each hirer is debited wiih the aggregate amount of ..."

5. The Principles of German Civil Law by Ernest Joseph Schuster (1907)
"hire-purchase Agreements. 195. An agreement which in English phraseology is termed a 'hire-purchase' agreement, and in German is called ..."

6. Auditing: A Practical Manual for Auditors by Lawrence Robert Dicksee (1900)
"Even this is really too much to charge, because the wagon companies naturally look to make a larger profit out of hiring than out of hire-purchase ..."

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