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[pey-uh z-yoo-goh] /ˈpeɪ əz yʊˈgoʊ/

the principle or practice of paying for goods and services at the time of purchase, rather than relying on credit.
of, relating to, or based on such a principle or practice:
a pay-as-you-go budget.


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