remittance

[ ri-mit-ns ]
/ rɪˈmɪt ns /

noun

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

First recorded in 1695–1705; remit + -ance

Related forms

pre·re·mit·tance, noun

Can be confused

remission remittance
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British Dictionary definitions for remittance

remittance

/ (rɪˈmɪtəns) /

noun

payment for goods or services received or as an allowance, esp when sent by post
the act of remitting

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