Definition of disbursement
: the act of paying out money especially from a fund : the act of disbursing the disbursement of government funds; also : funds paid out received monthly disbursements
Examples of disbursement in a Sentence
substantial disbursements for research and development
the disbursement of the foundation's funds to several cancer research centers
Recent Examples of disbursement from the Web
The per-school disbursement increased by 14.5 percent from last year’s $30.4 million average and the money tree will continue growing with the resurrection of December’s football championship game at AT&T Stadium (date TBD).
In the process, some additional disbursements were inadvertently omitted from the post-general report.
Those disbursements reached $848 million in the first half of the year through June 2017.
And the problem will likely only get worse as more baby boomers retire with few to no assets other than their federal disbursements.
The Wasp rations access to the broader civilian web through judicious disbursement of logins.
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Origin and Etymology of disbursement
First Known Use: 1596
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