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re·mit·tance man

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  1. remittance mannoun

    an exile living on money sent from home


  1. remittance mannoun

    An unwanted or underachieving man, or occasionally a youngest son, sent by relatives to a distant land and sent regular remittances of upkeep money, in order that he doesn't come back.


  1. remittance man

    A remittance man is a term historically used to refer to an individual, usually from a wealthy or upper-class family, who lives abroad and is given a regular sum of money from home, often as a way to encourage them to stay away due to embarrassment or disgrace. The term was most commonly used in the 19th and early 20th centuries, particularly in reference to the British upper class.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of remittance man in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of remittance man in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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