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defray
American English: /dəˈfreɪ/
British English: /dɪˈfreɪ/

Translation of defray in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • [formal]
    (cost/expense)
    sufragar [formal]
    costear
    Example sentences
    • Members were also reminded that a bring and buy sale would take place at the Federation meeting to help defray the cost of the bus to An Grianan.
    • You can even charge for each note to defray the cost of providing this service.
    • The money raised during this campaign will be used to defray costs associated with the running of the Trial Examinations in the school during second term.

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