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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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]