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  • n  installment plan

  • He built up an innovative empire, making rapid inroads into the lucrative hire-purchase and property markets.
  • Says a satisfied London renter: "By the time you've finished buying a set on hire-purchase, it isn't worth anything anyway.
  • In Harold Wilson's words, Britain has a "laissez-faire, soft-center, speculative, hire-purchase, advertiser-controlled, stop-go economy.

  • Kent Conrad in ABC News
    He wants them to pay GST, and he wants them to pay stamp duty on their mortgages, and stamp duty on their leases, and stamp duty on their hire-purchase agreement, and stamp duty on unlisted marketable securities, and stamp duties on commercial... Peter Costello http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Costello&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFfxbCuDInwW5KY89hJn4ddqjgMQQ NEWS.com.au http://www.google.com/url?q=http://finance.news.com.au/story/0,10166,18644667-31037,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGIZGESZjNuV2jR3G1s7krQWmOsoQ Mar 28, 2006 47354 64261 hire If I'm a business person, it's unlikely if you give me a several-thousand-dollar credit that I'm going to hire people if I can't sell the products they're producing," said Sen. Kent Conrad, DN.D., a member of the Senate Finance Committee after...

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