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direct debit

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Banking
direct debitdiˌrect ˈdebit noun [countable, uncountable] British English  BFBBFBan instruction you give your bank to pay money directly out of your account regularly to a particular person or organization
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direct debitWith a direct debit the person receiving payment tells your branch how much is due and when.Repayments commence in the April following completion of the course and are by direct debit.Donation by direct debit is now the lifeblood for most charities.Payments can be made by direct debit and standing orders.They refused to make the payment and cancelled her direct debit.It's simple to do this now by filling in the direct debit and covenant on the back of the donation form.
From Longman Business Dictionarydirect debitdiˌrect ˈdebit noun [countable, uncountable] especially British EnglishBANKING an instruction that you give your bank to regularly pay money directly out of your account to a particular person or organizationPayment can be made by direct debit.We set up a direct debit to pay the monthly instalments. compare standing order
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