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Defrayment

An expense that is later reimbursed. In accounting, a defrayment should not be listed as income since it is used simply to offset expenses that have already been incurred.
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The court held that the contract which called for the commission was aimed at generating revenues to defray the costs of providing inmates with telephone service, not at treating the recipients of inmates' calls differently from others, and therefore had a rational basis.
Hunt Two Hundred dollars to defray expenses in going after Blankets for the Command.
Partnerships can help your association defray costs, pool resources, and broaden your audience.
Donations to defray trip expenses can be made through drama director Sue Freitag or Principal Kenneth Lee at (818) 888-8920.
To demonstrate care for people living with AIDS, the congregation gave a love offering that will go towards helping, Maureen Nnemeka--who has the virus--begin an income generating project and defray costs for purchasing anti-retroviral medicines.
Moreover, a coalition of Hollywood stars announced they had collected $100 million to defray the costs of the distribution.
To date, I have contributed $700 to help defray legal fees.
The coverage helps defray a broad range of expenses if the policyholder or a covered relative is the victim of a covered home invasion, child abduction, car jacking (except Florida) or stalking threat that occurs almost anywhere in the world.
PSOEA program benefits may be used solely to defray educational expenses, including tuition, room and board, books, supplies, and education-related fees.
The December 9th Christian Science Monitor points out that during a November meeting at the White House, "Israeli officials made a pitch for $4 billion in additional military aid to defray the rising costs of dealing with the intifada and suicide bombings.
To he able to defray costs, the new TAPPI JOURNAL needed to be a subscription-based publication.
USDA is making available $5 million to defray the cost of organic certification for producers and handlers of U.