Meaning of “reimburse” in the English Dictionary

"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)