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expenditure

[ik-spen-di-cher] /ɪkˈspɛn dɪ tʃər/
noun
1.
the act of expending something, especially funds; disbursement; consumption.
2.
something that is expended; expense:
Unnecessary expenditures include those for luxury items.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; < Medieval Latin expendit(us) laid out, paid (variant of expēnsus, past participle of expendere; see expend) + -ure
Related forms
overexpenditure, noun
preexpenditure, noun
superexpenditure, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for preexpenditure

expenditure

/ɪkˈspɛndɪtʃə/
noun
1.
something expended, such as time or money
2.
the act of expending
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Word Origin and History for preexpenditure
expenditure
1769, from M.L. expenditus, pp. of expendere (see expend). Related: Expenditures.
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