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English definition of “budget”

budget

noun [C] (FINANCIAL PLAN)   /ˈbʌdʒ·ɪt/
a financial plan that lists expected expenses and income during a particular period: Congress voted more funds for the defense budget. A balanced budget is a financial plan in which expenses are no greater than income. budgetary    /ˈbʌdʒ·ɪˌter·i/ adjective [not gradable] In this day and age of budgetary constraints who is going to pay for all of this?
(Definition of budget noun (FINANCIAL PLAN) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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