expenditure

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Etymology[edit]

From stem of Medieval Latin expenditus, irregular plural of expendo (I weigh, I pay out), +‎ -ure (process or result)

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Noun[edit]

expenditure (usually uncountable, plural expenditures)

  1. (uncountable, countable) Act of expending or paying out.
  2. (uncountable, countable) Amount expended; expense; outlay.
    The expenditure of time, money, and political capital on this project has been excessive.

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