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
Members of the Board of Estimates will also be asked to approve the expenditure of $99,713 to replace the boiler at 220 S. Main St. in Bel Air, home of the county government.
A significant portion of the expenditures listed in the reports is likely related to football, which employs the largest coaching staff and offers the highest number of scholarships for student-athletes each year.
East Hartford has just over $13,000 each year for each student’s education, one of the lowest expenditure totals in the state.
Two of the expenditures identified in the charges was a $2,024 charge in December 2013 at Saks Fifth Avenue and a $400 charge in February 2014 at Victoria's Secret.
Most of the group’s expenditures were for professional services.
The committee will review the revenue and expenditures related to the 1 percent transaction and use tax passed by Del Mar voters in 2016.
In 2000, the average trip expenditure for shopping was $94.
The idea is to remove air traffic control from the vagaries of the government budget process, which has limited the Federal Aviation Administration’s ability to commit to long-term contracts and raise money for major expenditures.
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Origin and Etymology of expenditure
irregular from expend
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
1 : the act of spending (as money, time, or energy)
2 : something that is spent Keep a record of your expenditures.
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