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Definition of remittance noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable] (formal) a sum of money that is sent to someone in order to pay for something Please return the completed form with your remittance.
  2. 2[uncountable] the act of sending money to someone in order to pay for something synonym payment Remittance can be made by check or credit card. Many countries place restrictions on the remittance of currency abroad. The goods will be dispatched on remittance of (= when you have sent) the full amount.
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