Expenditure

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Definition

an expenditure: expenses, amount of money spent, costs
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: Steve's expenditure for his week amounted to $5000!
US: Most of his expenditures were unnecessary, especially the holiday in Tahiti.

Examples

  • "You see, your proposed budget expenditure."
  • "I believe we should look into changing banks as soon as possible: staying with our current bank seems to be a foolish expenditure."
  • "This sort of expenditure is frivolous and needless."
  • "In lieu of this pointless, frivolous expenditure, I propose a boring meeting at the office at 8.15 am."
  • "Why don't I come by and do an on-site inspection of the machine to determine if it is a worthwhile expenditure?"

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