American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The sending of money to someone at a distance.
- n. The sum of money sent.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of transmitting money, bills, or the like, to another place.
- n. A sum, bills, etc., remitted in payment.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of transmitting money, bills, or the like, esp. to a distant place, as in satisfaction of a demand, or in discharge of an obligation.
- n. The sum or thing remitted.
- n. a payment of money sent to a person in another place
“A 200 dollar a month remittance is about all they need to get by, and do so well.”
“Migration to the USA and dependence on remittance is becoming a way of life for more and more Mexicans in the central and southern parts of the country.”
“There is too little competition and transparency in remittance markets, where transfer fees tend to be unrelated to cost.”
“Rawlinson also considered ridding the Indus Army treasury of Qandahar rupees through advances to local officials and in remittance of hundis drawn on the Company treasury in Qandahar by British officers and agents in cities such as Herat and Farrah. back”
“By the mail just in, we are in receipt of a small remittance from the Treasurer, which has been appropriated to paying off the balance of our debt, which is now reduced to a minimum.”
“At present, the average cost of sending a remittance is more than 20 dollars.”
“So they are called remittance men -- always remitted to.”
“There is strong speculation that the minister may reintroduce some version of the so-called remittance basis of taxation, which was scrapped by his predecessor Brian Cowen four years ago.”
“There is strong speculation that the minister may reintroduce some version of the so-called remittance basis of taxation, which was scrapped by his predecessor Brian Cowen four years 'ago.”
“This is called remittance or transplant economies - it doesn't work.”
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