Definition of remittance in English:


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


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.

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