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defrayal

Definitions of defrayal
  1. noun
    the act of paying money
    synonyms: defrayment, payment
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    Antonyms:
    evasion, nonpayment
    the deliberate act of failing to pay money
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    amortisation, amortization
    payment of an obligation in a series of installments or transfers
    fee splitting
    payment (usually by doctors or lawyers) of part of the fee in return for the referral
    overpayment
    the act of paying too much
    prepayment
    payment in advance
    ransom
    payment for the release of someone
    refund, repayment
    the act of returning money received previously
    remuneration
    the act of paying for goods or services or to recompense for losses
    rendering
    giving in acknowledgment of obligation
    disbursal, disbursement, outlay, spending
    the act of spending or disbursing money
    tribute
    payment by one nation for protection by another
    underpayment
    the act of paying less than required
    expending, expenditure
    the act of spending money for goods or services
    compensatory spending, deficit spending, pump priming
    spending money raised by borrowing; used by governments to stimulate their economy
    type of:
    commerce, commercialism, mercantilism
    transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
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