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government expenditurenoun [U]

uk   us   (also public expenditure) GOVERNMENT, ECONOMICS
the ​amount a ​governmentspends in a particular ​period: Government ​expenditures helped to preserve large ​areas of ​naturalland. massivecuts in ​governmentexpendituregovernment expenditure on sth Government ​expenditure on ​health continues to ​increase.
(Definition of government expenditure from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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