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"reimburse" in British English

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reimburseverb [T]

uk   /ˌriː.ɪmˈbɜːs/ us   /ˌriː.ɪmˈbɝːs/ formal
reimbursement
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌriː.ɪmˈbɜːs.mənt/ us   /ˌriː.ɪmˈbɝːs.mənt/
(Definition of reimburse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"reimburse" in American English

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reimburseverb [T]

us   /ˌri·əmˈbɜrs/
to give back the amount of money that someone has spent: They’re going to reimburse me for the airfare.
(Definition of reimburse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"reimburse" in Business English

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reimburseverb [T]

uk   /ˌriːɪmˈbɜːs/ us  
to pay someone back an amount of money that they have spent doing their work, or to pay them money because you have caused them to have a problem: We will reimburse all costs. Travel expenses will be reimbursed.reimburse sb for sth Your employer should reimburse you for any expenses incurred. Our company will reimburse you for the full extent of the damage.
reimbursement
noun [C or U] /ˌriːɪmˈbɜːsmənt/ /-ˈbɝː-/
They're seeking reimbursement of all medical bills.
(Definition of reimburse from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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