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English definition of “reimburse”

reimburse

verb [T]     /ˌriː.ɪmˈbɜːs/ US  /-ˈbɝːs/ formal
to pay back money to someone who has spent it for you or lost it because of you: The airline reimbursed me for the amount they had overcharged me. She was reimbursed by the gas company for the damage to her house.Paying and spending money reimbursement     /-mənt/ noun [C or U] Forms of money and methods of payment
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