- the sending of money, checks, etc., to a recipient at a distance.
- money or its equivalent sent from one place to another.
Origin of remittance
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Examples from the Web for remittance
Several months elapsed, and no remittance arrived from my father.Beaux and Belles of England
When the remittance came from Liverpool it was a postal order for seven-and-sixpence.The Manxman
Remittance can be made in currency, sent in letter at our risk.
Perhaps those who took your outfit also took your remittance money.Out of the Depths
Robert Ames Bennet
I called at that establishment daily and found news of no remittance.Recollections
David Christie Murray
- payment for goods or services received or as an allowance, esp when sent by post
- the act of remitting
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Word Origin and History for remittance
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