Translation of "expense" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] (COMPANY ACCOUNTS) /ɪkˈspents/

to show the full amount of money paid for something as a cost in a company's accounts, rather than showing the it as a lower and lower amount over a period of time:

The accounting rule allows research-and-development costs to be instantly expensed or deducted from profits.

(Translation of “expense verb (COMPANY ACCOUNTS)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)