disbursement

disbursement dis‧burse‧ment [dɪsˈbɜːsmənt ǁ -ɜːr-] noun formal [countable, uncountable] ACCOUNTING
a payment of money made by a professional person such as a lawyer when doing work for their client. The professional person can then claim the money back from their client later

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disbursement UK US /dɪsˈbɜːsmənt/ US  /-ˈbɝːsmənt/ noun [C or U] FINANCE
a large payment of money, for example, from a bank, organization, or government, or the act of making such a payment: »

Among the disbursements were hundreds of thousands of dollars in payments to political consultants.

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the disbursement of funds/money/loans

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FEMA announced the disbursement of $388 million in housing grants to states affected by the storm.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Disbursement — Dis*burse ment, n. [Cf. F. d[ e]boursement.] 1. The act of disbursing or paying out. [1913 Webster] The disbursement of the public moneys. U. S. Statutes. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is disbursed or paid out; as, the annual disbursements exceed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disbursement — I (act of disbursing) noun alloting, allotment, apportioning, apportionment, assigning by lot, compensating, dealing out, dispersal, disposal, disseminating, dissemination, dividing, handing out, laying out, outgo, outlay, parceling out II (funds …   Law dictionary

  • disbursement — (n.) 1590s; see DISBURSE (Cf. disburse) + MENT (Cf. ment) …   Etymology dictionary

  • disbursement — [n] payment cost, disposal, expenditure, expense, outgoing, outlay, spending; concept 344 Ant. deposit, hoard, savings …   New thesaurus

  • disbursement — [disbʉrs′mənt] n. 1. the act of disbursing 2. money disbursed; expenditure …   English World dictionary

  • disbursement — [[t]dɪsbɜ͟ː(r)smənt[/t]] disbursements 1) N UNCOUNT Disbursement is the paying out of a sum of money, especially from a fund. [FORMAL] Syn: payment 2) N COUNT A disbursement is a sum of money that is paid out. [FORMAL] Syn: payment …   English dictionary

  • disbursement — UK [dɪsˈbɜː(r)smənt] / US [dɪsˈbɜrsmənt] noun Word forms disbursement : singular disbursement plural disbursements very formal a) [countable] an amount of money that is paid from a fund (= an amount of money available for a particular purpose) b) …   English dictionary

  • disbursement — mokėjimas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Mokėjimo atlikimas. atitikmenys: angl. disbursement ryšiai: susijęs terminas – elektroninis lėšų pervedimas šaltinis NATO mokymų ir pratybų finansavimo terminų žodynas AAP 43(1), 2009 …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • disbursement — disburse ► VERB ▪ pay out (money from a fund). DERIVATIVES disbursal noun disbursement noun. ORIGIN Old French desbourser, from bourse purse …   English terms dictionary

  • disbursement — noun Date: 1596 the act of disbursing; also funds paid out …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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