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out-of-pocket expenses

noun [plural] uk   /ˌaʊt.əvˌpɒk.ɪt.ɪkˈspen.sɪz/ us    /ˌaʊt̬.əvˌpɑː.kɪt-/
money that you spend on things such as food and travel while you are working for someone else: All out-of-pocket expenses will be reimbursed by the company.
Translations of “out-of-pocket expenses”
in Chinese (Traditional) (為他人工作時)墊付的費用, 實付費用…
in Chinese (Simplified) (为他人工作时)垫付的费用, 实付费用…
(Definition of out-of-pocket expenses from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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