Meaning of “defray” in the English Dictionary

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"defray" in Business English

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defrayverb [ T ]

/dɪˈfreɪ/ uk us formal

to pay or provide all or part of the money for costs or expenses:

defray costs/expenses A temporary tax rebate was available to help multinational corporations defray their business costs.

(Definition of “defray” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)