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budget

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbʌdʒɪt/
PLAN a plan that shows how much money you have and how you will spend itBudgeting and saving money
AMOUNT B2 the amount of money you have for something: an annual budget of 30 million eurosBudgeting and saving moneyGeneral words for amounts of moneyLarge amounts of moneySmall amounts of money
the Budget in the UK, an occasion when the government officially tells the public about its plans for taxes and spendingBudgeting and saving moneyLegislation and law-making
budgetary adjective [always before noun] relating to a budgetBudgeting and saving money
(Definition of budget noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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