- (economics) A financial policy by which capital projects are financed from current revenue in the operating budget rather than through borrowing.
- (Britain) a payment method where credit is purchased in advance, used in small amounts and topped up when required. Used especially of mobile phones and transport ticketing.
- (Britain) a mobile phone on such a tariff
- (payment method): contract (mobile phones), season ticket (transport ticketing)
- (mobile phone): contract