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"expenditure" in British English

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expenditurenoun

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. The government's annual expenditure on arms has been reduced.
[U] the act of using or spending energy, time, or money: The expenditure of effort on this project has been enormous.

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expenditurenoun [C/U]

us   /ɪkˈspen·dɪ·tʃər/
an amount of money, time, or effort that is spent: [C] a large expenditure of funds
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"expenditure" in Business English

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expenditurenoun

uk   /ɪkˈspendɪtʃər/ us  
[C or U] ECONOMICS, COMMERCE the total amount of money that an organization or person spends: reduce/keep down/cut expenditure We're primarily concerned with keeping expenditure down. increase expenditureexpenditure on sth We were forced to cut expenditure on R&D. advertising/research/IT expenditure
[U] formal the act of using or spending energy, time, or money: the expenditure of sth on sth The expenditure of effort on this project has been enormous.
(Definition of expenditure from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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