Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "disbursement":

  1. Article 8 charges that the appointment of Thomas was made for the purpose of getting control of the disbursement of the moneys appropriated for the military service and Department of War. - "History-of-the-Impeachment-of-Andrew-Johnson-President-of-the-United-States-by-the-House-of-Representatives-and-his-trial-by-the-Senate-for-high-crimes-and-misdemeanors-in-office-1868", Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson).
  2. The local advantages arising from the disbursement of public money too frequently, it is to be feared, invite appropriations for objects of this character that are neither necessary nor useful. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
  3. His only worry was whether he would be able to induce Seguin to sell him the old hunting- box and the few acres round it on a system of yearly payments, without preliminary disbursement. - "Fruitfulness Fecondite", Emile Zola.