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Definition of 'repay'

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It is not clear how the money will be repaid. Times, Sunday Times (2016)With a loan you also have the certainty of knowing your debt will be repaid in full by maturity. The Sun (2017)An old favour is repaid generously. The Sun (2016)The income would flow back over 20 years and would be used to repay the loan. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A favour is repaid in a generous way. The Sun (2016)A family favour is repaid in an imaginative way. The Sun (2016)The increasingly long interest-free periods mean that it is easy to lose focus on repaying your debt and then have to pay heavy penalties. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The practice was in use in 14th-century Catalonia for bankers who failed to repay their debts within a year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I've got no hotel, no income and no way to repay the debt. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We will be using some of the money to repay the loan for the 3G pitch, it would be irresponsible not to do that. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She will have to repay the money. The Sun (2012)The opportunity to repay a family favour has a lucky outcome. The Sun (2014)Lie awake thinking about how to repay your personal debts? Times, Sunday Times (2008)This raises questions about whether a loan will be repaid on a timely basis. Christianity Today (2000)It is understood the bully is being made to repay all the money and will be disciplined. The Sun (2007)The company declined to pay out an interim dividend in favour of repaying debts. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He repaid the money for cleaning the moat and apologised. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Past favours are repaid in a luxurious way. The Sun (2008)The company may also incur a corporation tax charge if any loans are not repaid. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He has now retired and repaid the money. The Sun (2012)And he has an idea how he will repay the favour. The Sun (2015)The club would not be able to repay that loan and would be forced into administration. The Sun (2008)An old favour is repaid in a generous way. The Sun (2013)Laws has now repaid this money. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The tax is repaid to the company nine months after the end of the accounting period in which the loan is repaid. Times, Sunday Times (2006)When the bond matures, the company must repay investors their original capital. Times, Sunday Times (2008)No off-putting notion of a debt to repay. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The company has repaid 800 million of debt. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's a debt we cannot repay. The Sun (2012)About 900m of foreign debt must be repaid next year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If assets are seized, these firms can refuse to repay local debts and thereby reduce their losses. Maurice D. Levi International Finance: The markets and financial management of multinational business. (1983)The trouble is, emotional debt can't easily be repaid like money. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The Indian company has already repaid $1.1 billion of the debt. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This says, basically, that the policyholder undertakes to repay the life company the full proceeds should the lender suddenly emerge and demand payment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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Translations for 'repay'

British English: repay /rɪˈpeɪ/ VERB
If you repay a debt, you pay back the money you owe to somebody.
It will take 30 years to repay the loan.
  • American English: repay
  • Arabic: يَرُدُّ مالاً
  • Brazilian Portuguese: reembolsar
  • Chinese: 偿还
  • Croatian: vratiti
  • Czech: splatit dluh
  • Danish: betale tilbage
  • Dutch: terugbetalen
  • European Spanish: devolver el dinero
  • Finnish: maksaa takaisin
  • French: rembourser
  • German: zurückzahlen
  • Greek: ξεπληρώνω
  • Italian: ripagare
  • Japanese: 返済する
  • Korean: 상환하다
  • Norwegian: betale tilbake
  • Polish: spłacić
  • European Portuguese: reembolsar
  • Romanian: a rambursa
  • Russian: возвращать
  • Spanish: reembolsar el dinero
  • Swedish: återbetala
  • Thai: จ่ายเงินคืน
  • Turkish: geri ödemek
  • Ukrainian: повертати борг
  • Vietnamese: trả lại tiền

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