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imprest


im·prest  (m-prst)
n.
An advance or a loan of funds, especially for services rendered to a government.

[From obsolete Italian impresto, loan, from past participle of imprestare, to lend : in-, toward (from Latin; see in-2) + prestare, to lend (from Latin praestre, to give, from praest, at hand; see ghes- in Indo-European roots).]
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