expense noun translate to Mandarin Chinese

Translation of "expense" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


[U] when you spend or use money, time or effort
Buying a bigger car has proved to be well worth the expense.
We've just had a new garage built at great expense.
We went on holiday at my father's expense (= he paid for it).
It's silly to go to the expense of (= spend money on) buying new clothes when you don't really need them.
Costs and expenses
[C] something which causes you to spend money
Our biggest expense this year was our summer holiday.
We need to cut down on our expenses.
Costs and expenses
expenses [plural] money that you spend when you are doing your job, that your employer will pay back to you
I need to get my expenses approved.
UK Don't worry about the cost of lunch - it's on expenses.
Costs and expenses
Translations of “expense”
in Korean 비용…
in Arabic مَصاريف…
in Portuguese gasto, gastos…
in Catalan despesa…
in Japanese 費用, 出費…
in Italian costo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 花錢, 支付, 耗費…
in Russian расход, цена…
in Turkish masraf…
in Polish koszt…
(Definition of expense noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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