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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of disburse.


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  • The unfunded liabilities in entitlement schemes are already showing that they're reaching their tipping points a decade earlier than projected; for the last five months, Social Security has taken in less money into the "trust fund" than it has disbursed - in other words, the tipping point predicted (variously) in 2014, 2018, 2019, 2023, etc - it is here and now: social security is now having to be made whole by the general fund.

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  • _symbolum_ to be disbursed -- in other words, a mutual exchange of courtesies take place betwixt Beaujeu and his guests.

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  • Money from the federal government stimulus program is starting to be disbursed which is also aiding new


  • (i) Funds "disbursed" and not yet refunded under unknown conditions: US$1,158,192,368. 85

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  • And of course no payment would be disbursed without your explicit authorization, but the point is — sellers would be able to offer a much more seamless payment experience by supporting OpenID and discovery.

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  • I suspect there are other social agencies in DC which would like to get their hands on the money now being disbursed to Catholic Charities.

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  • After Fifth Third Bancorp repurchased the $3.4 billion in preferred stock from Treasury last week, total repayments and other income from banks that received bailout funds reached $243 billion, approaching the $245 billion that was disbursed to banks.

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  • The MPA can approve expenditure on legal advice under strict criteria, subject to limits on the amount to be disbursed, for cases which have potential to bring the organisation as a whole into disrepute.

    Scotland Yard paid John Yates's legal bills

  • Alec Baldwin's foundation gave away $555,000 with only $215 in overhead expenses; fellow actor Steve Martin's disbursed $399,000 with overhead of $329.

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  • When and where was public money disbursed, and how was it allocated?

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