remittance

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noun re·mit·tance \ri-ˈmi-tən(t)s\

Definition of remittance

  1. 1a :  a sum of money remittedb :  an instrument by which money is remitted

  2. 2 :  transmittal of money (as to a distant place)

Examples of remittance in a sentence

  1. Remittance can be made by check or credit card.

  2. she always mails in her remittance on time so she won't ever be charged a late fee on her electric bill

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REMITTANCE Defined for English Language Learners

remittance

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noun re·mit·tance \ri-ˈmi-tən(t)s\

Definition of remittance for English Language Learners

  • : an amount of money that is sent as a payment for something

  • : the act of sending money as a payment for something


REMITTANCE Defined for Kids

remittance

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noun re·mit·tance \ri-ˈmi-təns\

Definition of remittance for Students

  1. :  money sent in payment


Law Dictionary

remittance

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noun re·mit·tance \ri-ˈmit-əns\

Legal Definition of remittance

  1. 1a :  a sum of money remitted b :  an instrument by which money is remitted

  2. 2 :  transmittal of money (as to a distant place)



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