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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of defray.

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Examples

  • The select do not always oblige for all sorts of reasons: outward rejection of what is often an enormous social and financial responsibility, migration that defrays the personal ties, or perhaps religious conversion.

    Gina Athena Ulysse: Haiti's Vodou: A World Of Wonder And Surrender

  • The select do not always oblige for all sorts of reasons: outward rejection of what is often an enormous social and financial responsibility, migration that defrays the personal ties, or perhaps religious conversion.

    Gina Athena Ulysse: Haiti's Vodou: A World Of Wonder And Surrender

  • Too often people come in for their $50,000-100,000 bypass surgery that the hospital absorbs and defrays the cost of by making everyone else and their insurance pay for, when $500-$1000 of doctor visits and medication would have prevented or ameliorated the heart disease.

    Health Care Reform | myFiveBest

  • Insurances companies, although regulated more than they wished and what company doesn't want free reign to gouge, absorb nearly 33 million new customers, which immediately defrays the cost for what they will eventually face legally in 2014.

    James Campion: Ten Lies About Health Care Reform

  • Also, 89% of children adopted from foster care receive a state subsidy that defrays the cost of rearing them.

    Those hoping to adopt look closer at U.S. options

  • Insurances companies, although regulated more than they wished and what company doesn't want free reign to gouge, absorb nearly 33 million new customers, which immediately defrays the cost for what they will eventually face legally in 2014.

    James Campion: Ten Lies About Health Care Reform

  • Insurances companies, although regulated more than they wished and what company doesn't want free reign to gouge, absorb nearly 33 million new customers, which immediately defrays the cost for what they will eventually face legally in 2014.

    James Campion: Ten Lies About Health Care Reform

  • Also it defrays the age gap, with Obama being 15 years younger or so.

    Hillary And The Drug Flap: Does Her Campaign Want Issue To Go Away?

  • Marginal-cost pricing is a rule that is especially helpful in periods of recession or thin markets, because it helps executives squeeze the most they can out of underutilized, expensive capital equipment, and earn revenue that defrays heavy overhead expenses.

    Executive Economics

  • Marginal-cost pricing is a rule that is especially helpful in periods of recession or thin markets, because it helps executives squeeze the most they can out of underutilized, expensive capital equipment, and earn revenue that defrays heavy overhead expenses.

    Executive Economics

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