Examples of expenditure in a Sentence
an increase in military expenditures
an increase in military expenditure
vast expenditures of time and effort
The energy expenditure was significant.
the expenditure of funds for the new school
The project will require an expenditure of effort on everyone's part.
Recent Examples of expenditure from the Web
Despite her occasional clampdown on tech, independent expenditure committees for Breed received tens of thousands of dollars from the tech industry.
The independent expenditure committee ONECALIFORNIA has not reported any financial activity.
Privately, however, Conway encouraged colleagues to funnel money for independent expenditures through a PAC called Progress San Francisco.
An independent expenditure committee called Job Creators for a Strong Economy Sponsored by the Lincoln Club reported spending at least $400,000 in recent weeks to attack Fletcher.
Capital expenditures are included within each of these funds, according to Moody.
The company said Wednesday that the investment will go toward research and development and capital expenditures.
The initial financing required owners to send excess cash (money left over after debt payments and capital expenditures) to lenders if revenue from an annual power auction came in much lower than expected.
In 2009, property taxes were capped at set rates, stripped from the operational budget and lawmakers limited their use to pay for transportation costs, building repairs and other capital expenditures.
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EXPENDITURE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of expenditure for English Language Learners
: an amount of money that is spent on something
: an amount of time, energy, effort, etc., that is used to do something
: the act of spending money
EXPENDITURE Defined for Kids
Definition of expenditure for Students
- Keep a record of your expenditures.
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