Translation of "outlay" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˈaʊt.leɪ/

an amount of money spent for a particular purpose, especially as a first investment in something

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。
outlay us /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。

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