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noun [countable/uncountable] formal expenditure pronunciation in British English /ɪkˈspendɪtʃə(r)/
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singularexpenditure
pluralexpenditures
  1. 1
    money spent by a government, organization, or person
    Expenditure should ideally not exceed income.
    government/public expenditure
    capital expenditure
    expenditure on: The budget will certainly include increased expenditure on education.
  2. 2
    the use of time, money, energy etc doing something
    expenditure of: It is hard to see why it is worth the expenditure of effort involved.

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