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outgoings

noun [plural]     /ˈaʊtˌɡəʊɪŋz/
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE money that a person or business has to spend regularly, rather than money that they earn or receive: a financial statement of income and outgoings monthly/annual/regular outgoingscover/reduce/cut (back) your outgoings Increasing numbers of people are finding it more difficult to cover their monthly outgoings. → Compare incomings
(Definition of outgoings noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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