Disbursing officer
Disburse Dis*burse", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disbursed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disbursing}.] [OF. desbourser, F. d['e]bourser; pref. des- (L. dis-) + bourse purse. See {Burse}, and cf. {Dispurse}.] To pay out; to expend; -- usually from a public fund or treasury. [1913 Webster]

The duty of collecting and disbursing his revenues. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

{Disbursing officer}, an officer in any department of the public service who is charged with the duty of paying out public money. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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