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Russian translation of “expense”

expense

noun     /ɪkˈspens/
B2 [C, U] the money that you spend on something
расход, цена
You have to pay your own medical expenses. He eventually found her the car she wanted, at great expense (= it cost him a lot of money).AccountingCosts and expenses
at the expense of sth If you do one thing at the expense of another, doing the first thing harms the second thing.
в ущерб чему-либо, ценой чего-либо
He spent a lot of time at work, at the expense of his marriage.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
at sb's expense If you do something at someone's expense, they pay for it.
за чей-либо счет
We went on holiday at my father's expense.Costs and expenses
in order to make someone look stupid
на чей-либо счет, в чей-либо адрес
Stop making jokes at my expense.Embarrassing
(Definition of expense noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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