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English definition of “budget”

budget

verb [I or T]
 
 
/ˈbʌdʒɪt/ FINANCE, ACCOUNTING
to calculate how much money you must earn or save during a particular period of time, and plan how you will spend it: With housing costs rising, prospective homeowners will need to budget very carefully.be budgeted for sth Over $3 million has been budgeted for medical research.be budgeted at sth The project, which is budgeted at $200,000, will be completed in eight months.
(Definition of budget verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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