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>

Origin and Etymology of disbursement

see disburse


First Known Use: 1596



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