Translation of "outlay" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

outlay

noun [ C ] uk /ˈaʊt.leɪ/ us /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 $2,000 to buy the equipment, you can earn 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。
outlay verb [ T ] uk /ˌaʊtˈleɪ/ us /ˌaʊtˈleɪ/ outlaid, outlaid mainly US

In the first year we outlaid thousands of dollars on computers. 起初我们花了数千美元购买计算机。

(Translation of “outlay” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)