Definition of 'expenditure'
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The advantage of most hosted solutions is the limited capital expenditure required. Computing (2010)Airbnb puts them down to factors like wages and higher capital expenditure. The Sun (2016)It is unrealistic to expect the young and naive to feel more responsibility for public expenditure than government does. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The stressed monthly mortgage payment feeds into a wider income and expenditure assessment that can vary from lender to lender. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Businesses are cautious about investing and capital expenditure was flat after a 0.1 per cent decline in the previous three months. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An aide wrote the extra spending meant'going into reserves or cutting programme expenditure '. The Sun (2016)This contrasts with the rest of the self-assessment tax return, which involves only income and expenditure during the relevant year. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The majority expected to cut company spending in 2017, though hiring and capital expenditure intentions improved slightly on three months earlier. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The need to cut back expenditure and to drive value for money both require big changes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There were dials in plain view that measured the energy expenditure. The Complete Stories Volume 2 (1995)The current financial situation means we have to reduce public expenditure. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Was it the huge increase in public expenditure? Times, Sunday Times (2015)He sought to appease the military by increasing defence expenditure. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)You need to make a note of your income and expenditure. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Playing a round of golf without a cart requires about the same average expenditure of effort. Living with Angina (1991)It has offered redundancy to managers and is halting capital expenditure projects such as upgrading airport lounges. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The increased energy expenditure of exercise assists in weight reduction. The Vitality Diet (1990)Can you reduce expenditure in any way? Beat Stress (1992)Lenders now require more evidence of both income and expenditure. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The expenditure of energy here is massive. Fats, Nutrition and Health (1991)The valuation of recent fashion sales would imply an exit price of about ten times the original expenditure. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Public expenditure was simultaneously squeezed and yet perceived to be beyond control and to be a brake on economic growth. After Thatcher (1989)Capital expenditure is being cut by 20 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What are the ethics behind this enormous expenditure of time, money and effort? BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)With the drastic cuts in our defence expenditure, can we really afford to get involved in another war? Times, Sunday Times (2011)We cannot raise prices on meat and dairy products sufficiently to balance the total present-day expenditure and abolish subsidies completely. Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy (1990)The 62 million consideration will bolster the strength of the balance sheet and free capital for expenditure on the branded goods. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The socialist model argues that the expenditure of more money on more teachers and more facilities and better equipment in schools will produce its own benefits. The Global Marketplace (1993)A demand for a reduction in public expenditure can mean that the weaker services suffer because they lack powerful support groups. Introduction to Social Administration in Britain (1990)The Chancellor has not taken the opposite political risk of a serious attempt to reduce the budget deficit by increases in taxation and reductions in expenditure. Times, Sunday Times (2009)For all its expenditure and effort, Beijing has not won many hearts and minds. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These orthodox financiers now recommended that government expenditure be cut by lowering wages of government employees, by reducing unemployment benefits and by raising new taxation. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Total personnel and debt service costs should be no more than 40 percent to 70 percent of total church expenditures. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'expenditure'
British English: expenditure /ɪkˈspɛndɪtʃə/ NOUN
Expenditure is the spending of money on something, or the money that is spent on something.
...government expenditure on education.
- American English: expenditure
- Arabic: إِنْفَاق
- Brazilian Portuguese: despesa
- Chinese: 花费
- Croatian: troškovi
- Czech: výdaj
- Danish: forbrug
- Dutch: besteding
- European Spanish: gasto
- Finnish: kulut
- French: dépense
- German: Kosten
- Greek: δαπάνη
- Italian: spesa
- Japanese: 支出
- Korean: 지출
- Norwegian: utgift
- Polish: wydatek
- European Portuguese: despesa
- Romanian: cheltuială
- Russian: затраты
- Spanish: gasto
- Swedish: utlägg
- Thai: การใช้จ่ายเงิน
- Turkish: harcamalar
- Ukrainian: витрата
- Vietnamese: chi tiêu
Definition of expenditure from the Collins English Dictionary
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