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remittance Line breaks: re¦mit|tance
Pronunciation: /rɪˈmɪt(ə)ns/

Definition of remittance in English:


1A sum of money sent in payment or as a gift: complete your booking form and send it together with your remittance
More example sentences
  • In a statement issued here today, the bank informed that the branch will provide a window to non-resident Indians for sending remittances to their families in India.
  • Waiters, gardeners and grape pickers send home monthly remittances averaging about $200 per family.
  • Roughly twenty percent of Moldova's population of 4.3 million work abroad and send remittances back home.
payment, settlement, money, fee;
cheque, money order, transfer of funds
technical negotiable instrument
formal monies
allowance, sum of money, consideration
1.1 [mass noun] The action of sending money in payment or as a gift: remittance may be made by credit card
More example sentences
  • According to the police, a total of 11 cases of illegal remittance to China involving a total of 120 billion yen were uncovered during the period from 1992 to 2001.
  • Some of the other issues complained of were the dilapidated state of their palaces, late remittance of chiefs' allowances and failure by Government to procure uniforms for chiefs retainers.
  • He was a nineteenth-century male immigrant to Australia who was financially supported by regular remittance of funds from his wealthy or aristocratic family back home.

Words that rhyme with remittance

acquittance, admittance, intermittence, pittance, quittance
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