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Definition of "defrayment" [de•fray•ment]

  • The payment of charges. (noun)

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Use "defrayment" in a sentence
  • "Able specialists are ready to serve the national interests in such capacity without personal profit or other compensation than the defrayment of expenses actually incurred, and this a comparatively small annual appropriation would suffice to meet."
  • "The little hoard that by the sharpest economy the frugal girl had contrived to save from her earnings was placed in the doctor's hands without reserve, to be appropriated, first to the purchase of an outfit, and next to the defrayment of the general expenses of the campaign."
  • "Let the traitor pay with his life’s defrayment that which he attempted with so lascivious a desire."