disbursement

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noun dis·burse·ment \-ˈbərs-mənt\

Definition of disbursement

  1. :  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

  1. substantial disbursements for research and development

  2. the disbursement of the foundation's funds to several cancer research centers

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Origin and Etymology of disbursement

see disburse


First Known Use: 1596



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