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expenditure

noun [U]
 
 
/ɪkˈspendɪtʃər/ formal
SPENDING the total amount of money that a government or person spends: The government's annual expenditure on arms has been reduced.AccountingCosts and expenses
USING SOMETHING the use of energy, time, or money: There has not been enough expenditure of effort on this project.Using and misusing
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