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state expenditurenoun [U]

uk   us   GOVERNMENT, FINANCE
the ​amount that the ​governmentspends in ​total or on a particular thing: He argues that ​reducingstateexpenditure would ​force more ​people into ​enterprise. During the past decade, ​stateexpenditure on prisons has ​risen by nearly a third.
in the US, the ​amount that a ​statespends in ​total or on a particular thing: The ​currentstateexpenditure is $6,686 ​perstudent.
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