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
The board's action created a rift over whether the expenditure should have gone to referendum for public vote, instead of being approved last year by the board.
Because the whole roof expenditure would be so large, Sulich would like to put off repairing the roofs that are still satisfactory.
Total military health-care expenditures were $6.27 billion in 2014.
The spending legislation - which puts the deficit on track to pass $1 trillion in 2019 - faced little meaningful opposition from Republican lawmakers despite years of GOP complaints that federal expenditures were out of control.
Independent expenditures are a large and growing part of our nation’s campaign finance system, regulated (and deregulated) by the Supreme Court through decisions such as Citizens United v. FEC.
Overall, the schools’ budget expenditures are expected to jump 5.3 percent, to $3.1 billion.
Palos Hills police are investigating fraudulent charges made on a North Palos School District 117-issued credit card after the district reported the improper expenditures to authorities earlier this month, officials said.
If approved, the expenditure would be the latest in a series of big-ticket funding.
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Origin and Etymology of expenditure
First Known Use: 1769See Words from the same year
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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