Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Disbursement.

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  • noun The act of disbursing money
  • noun The amount of money paid for something (especially the amount that may be tax-deductable)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of spending or disbursing money
  • noun amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)

Etymologies

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dis- + Latin bursa, a purse.

Examples

  • While recuperating in Morocco, the king ordered the disbursal of millions of dollars to poor families and canceled repayment to the state of money by the families of people who died in debt.

    Saudi King to Return Home as Turmoil Sweeps Region

  • Loans to infrastructure, metals products and engineering companies were two-thirds of the annual incremental loan disbursal as of Dec. 17.

    RBI Asks Banks to Restrain Credit

  • Although the government partly compensates it for discounted sales through cash subsidy, there is no fixed quantum and time for disbursal, denting profits.

    BPCL Plans $2 Billion Capex for Upstream Assets

  • Mortgage lender Housing Development Finance pared initial losses after exceeding January-March profit estimates on strong growth in loan disbursal.

    Indian Shares End Lower on Fuel Price Concerns

  • The rest is earmarked for disbursal over the next five years to support reconstruction, education, employment and agricultural development, as well as getting more Haitians involved in influencing public policy, among other things.

    Gifts That Keep on Giving

  • Amid rocketing inflation and a profligate government, India's central bank can enjoy at least one bit of good news: the country's banks have at last met its target rate of loan disbursal.

    A Small Cheer For India's Banks

  • Local newspapers are speculating that there would be some agreement on the procedures for the disbursal of $1.5 billion aid under the Kerry-Lugar-Berman legislation.

    Saad Khan: What Secretary Clinton Should Do During Her Visit to Pakistan

  • Amid rocketing inflation and a profligate government, India's central bank can enjoy at least one bit of good news: the country's banks have at last met its target rate of loan disbursal.

    A Small Cheer For India's Banks

  • The rest is earmarked for disbursal over the next five years to support reconstruction, education, employment and agricultural development, as well as getting more Haitians involved in influencing public policy, among other things.

    Gifts That Keep on Giving

  • The rest is earmarked for disbursal over the next five years to support reconstruction, education, employment and agricultural development, as well as getting more Haitians involved in influencing public policy, among other things.

    Gifts That Keep on Giving

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