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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “outlay”

outlay

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈaʊt.leɪ/
an amount of money spent for a particular purpose, especially as a first investment in something
(尤指用于第一次投资的)开支,费用
For an initial outlay of £2000 to buy the equipment, you should be earning up to £500 a month if the product sells well.
买这套设备首笔花费为2000英镑,要是产品卖得好,你每月可以赚得500英镑。
Costs and expenses
outlay
 
/ˌaʊtˈleɪ/ verb [T] (outlaid, outlaid) mainly US
At the start we outlaid thousands of dollars on computers.
起初我们花了数千美元购买计算机。
Paying and spending money
(Definition of outlay from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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