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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “expenditure”

expenditure

noun     /ɪkˈspen.dɪ.tʃər/ US  /-tʃɚ/
[C or U] the total amount of money that a government or person spends
(政府或个人的)全部开支,花费
It's part of a drive to cut government expenditure.
这是削减政府开支的一个举措。
The government's annual expenditure on arms has been reduced.
政府已经削减了年度军费开支。
AccountingCosts and expensesEconomics and the state of the economy
[U] the act of using or spending energy, time or money
(精力、时间或钱的)耗费,花费
The expenditure of effort on this project has been enormous.
已经在这项工程上付出了巨大的努力。
Using and misusing
(Definition of expenditure noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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