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One entry found for reimburse.
Main Entry: re·im·burse
Pronunciation: secondarystressremacron-schwam-primarystressbschwars
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -bursed; -burs·ing
Etymology: from re- "again, back" and obsolete imburse "pay, put in the pocket," from Latin imbursare (same meaning), from earlier in- "in" and bursa "purse, small leather bag" --related to DISBURSE, PURSE
: to pay back : REPAY <reimburse travel expenses>
- re·im·burs·able /-primarystressbschwar-sschwa-bschwal/ adjective
- re·im·burse·ment /-primarystressbschwar-smschwant/ noun

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