instalment instalment

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a part of a broadcast serial
  2. (n) a part of a published serial
  3. (n) the act of installing something (as equipment)

Usage(s):

  1. A large school of economic thought scoffed instalment buying in 1928, blamed it for the catastrophe of 1929, foretold its speedy annihilation.
  2. That instalment ended as he plunged into the unknownwhere, surprisingly, there were many photographers planted by the Propaganda Ministry.
  3. When you buy a Nash, Graham-Paige, Hupmobile, Chandler, Reo, Hudson or Essex motor car on the instalment plan you give the dealer your note and expect monthly bills.

News

  1. SAR Productions Are Proud to Announce the World Premier of 'Sable Fable' to Be Screened at the 17th Annual American ...

    SAR Productions' second instalment in the 'sex and race' trilogy by writer/director of multi-award winning 'David Is Dying’ Stephen Lloyd Jackson is set to screen at the 17th ABFF this month in Miami. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10825959.htm
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. McLaren MP4-12C. Ousting Ferrari and Lamborghini from the garage?

    In their latest instalment, the guys at XCARfilms ask an interesting question: has the McLaren MP4-12C pushed the likes of Ferrari and Lamborghini off the must own list? Or for those of us with bank managers looking cynically out our monthly statements, out of the fantasy garage? You could immediately argue that no, it hasn’t. So subtle was the MP4-12C’s design when launched that compared to the ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

  3. NEWS: Mario Kart 8 Announced for Wii U

    The series' latest instalment races onto Wii U next spring. Update: Mario Kart 8 will also have Mario Kart TV, which let's players submit videos from within the game to Miiverse. Other features include 12-player online play and smooth 60 FPS gameplay. Mario Kart 8 has been announced for Wii U, with a tentative release date of spring 2014. Unveiled during the Nintendo Direct E3 broadcast, this ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nintendo World Report

Quotes

  1. Commenting on West's selection, star Tom Cruise said: "As a fan of Kanye's work, I was thrilled at the prospect of him contributing his talents to 'M:i:III'. We wanted to take this instalment of 'Mission' to the next level and Kanye's music...
    on Feb 8, 2006 By: Tom Cruise Source: RTE.ie

  2. "I love the sunnies Ksubi has produced over the years, and it's an honour to collaborate with them on this first instalment of Pastelle frames," West said. "George is an incredibly talented designer, and I've never met anyone who knew more...
    on May 6, 2008 By: Kanye West Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "I'm pleased for purchasers in T3 that the instalment receipts have traded up today," Senator Minchin said.
    on Nov 19, 2006 By: Nick Minchin Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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affectation affectation
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