lump sum

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1. Single large amount; not consisting of several smaller amounts or installments.
2. Price of an entire lot, or group of goods or services, where no breakdown is give for individual items.

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The lump sum payment was to be expected by the contractual obligation that was enforced by the state so we could rely on that cash deposit.
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We would pay for the car in one lump sum, which was great because it would mean that we would not pay anything more on it.
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When the widow collected her husband's life insurance benefits, she had the option to collect all of it at once, in a lump sum, instead of receiving a monthly check for 20 years.
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