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defrayal

or de·fray·ment

[dih-frey-uh l]
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noun
  1. payment of some or all charges or expenses.
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Origin of defrayal

First recorded in 1810–20; defray + -al2
Related formspre·de·fray·al, adjective
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Examples from the Web for defrayment

Historical Examples

  • This old man is the divine Plato, who, spite of the sublimity of his doctrine, sold oil for the defrayment of his expenses.

    The Visions of Quevedo

    Dom Francisco de Quevedo

  • The members of the Labour Chambers shall receive daily pay and defrayment of travelling expenses.

    The Theory and Policy of Labour Protection

    Albert Eberhard Friedrich Schffle