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disbursement

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1 a payment made in the course of achieving a result
  • substantial disbursements for research and development

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2 the act of offering money in exchange for goods or services
  • the disbursement of the foundation's funds to several cancer research centers

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3 the act or process of giving out something to each member of a group
  • the agency whose responsibilities included the disbursement of strains of the virus to medical research labs around the country

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The first known use of disbursement was circa 1599

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“Disbursement.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/disbursement. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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