Translation of "expenditure" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ɪkˈspen.dɪ.tʃər/ us /ɪkˈspen.də.tʃɚ/

C2 [ C or U ] the total amount of money that a government or person spends

It's part of a drive to cut government expenditure. 這是削減政府開支的一個方法。
The government's annual expenditure on arms has been reduced. 政府已經縮減了年度軍備開支。

[ U ] the act of using or spending energy, time, or money

The expenditure of effort on this project has been enormous. 已經在這項工程上付出了重大的努力。

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