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the Budget

noun [C] uk   us  
in the UK, the official statement that the government makes about how much it will collect in taxes and spend on public services in the future
Translations of “the Budget”
in Chinese (Traditional) (政府的)預算案,年度預算…
in Chinese (Simplified) (政府的)预算案,年度预算…
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