remittance

Part of speech: noun

The act of remitting, or that which is remitted, as money.

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Usage examples "remittance":

  1. A particular remittance of one hundred and twenty thousand guineas is known of. - "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.
  2. All this the miserable husband tried to keep from his wife, who he knew would at once return the money, but she came upon the fact of the remittance by finding Whittier's letter in her husband's pocket. - "The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees", Mary Caroline Crawford.
  3. In the letter submitted by his secretary recording this remittance, the King made, however, a characteristic marginal note:-" See if it will not be as well to tell him something concerning the two hundred thousand ducats to be deducted for Mucio, for fear of more mischief, if the Prince should expect the whole six hundred thousand." - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.