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remittance

[ ri-mit-ns ]
/ rɪˈmɪt ns /
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noun

the sending of money, checks, etc., to a recipient at a distance.
money or its equivalent sent from one place to another.

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Origin of remittance

First recorded in 1695–1705; remit + -ance

OTHER WORDS FROM remittance

pre·re·mit·tance, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH remittance

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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