budget

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Recorded since 1432 as Middle English bogett, bouget, bowgette (leather pouch), from Old French bougette, the diminutive of bouge (leather bag, wallet) (also the root of bulge), itself from Latin bulga (leather bag, bellow), of Gaulish origin (Celtic, compare Old Irish bolg (bag), Breton bolc’h (flax pod)), a common root with the Germanic family (compare Dutch balg (child)), from the Proto-Indo-European *bhelgh-.

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Noun[edit]

budget (plural budgets)

  1. (obsolete) A wallet, purse or bag.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.x:
      With that out of his bouget forth he drew / Great store of treasure, therewith him to tempt [...].
  2. The amount of money or resources earmarked for a particular institution, activity or time-frame.
  3. An itemized summary of intended expenditure; usually coupled with expected revenue.

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Adjective[edit]

budget (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to a budget.
  2. Appropriate to a restricted budget.
    We flew on a budget airline.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (appropriate to a restricted budget): low-cost

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Verb[edit]

budget (third-person singular simple present budgets, present participle budgeting, simple past and past participle budgeted)

  1. (intransitive) To construct or draw up a budget.
    Budgeting is even harder in times of recession
  2. (transitive) To provide funds, allow for in a budget.
    The PM’s pet projects are budgeted rather generously
  3. (transitive) To plan for the use of in a budget.
    The prestigious building project is budgeted in great detail, from warf facilities to the protocollary opening.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English budget.

Noun[edit]

budget n (singular definite budgetet, plural indefinite budgeter)

  1. budget

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English, see above.

Noun[edit]

budget n (plural budgetten or budgets, diminutive budgetje n)

  1. A budget.

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References[edit]

  • budget” in Woordenlijst Nederlandse Taal – Officiële Spelling, Nederlandse Taalunie. [the official spelling word list for the Dutch language]

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English budget.

Noun[edit]

budget m (plural budgets)

  1. A budget

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English budget.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbaddʒet/, /ˈbuddʒet/
  • Hyphenation: bùd‧get

Noun[edit]

budget m (invariable)

  1. A budget

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

budget c

  1. a budget (a plan for economic spending)

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Usage notes[edit]

  • When used as a prefix, can also mean cheap.

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