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 leader of the next European Union presidency says that several EU nations which were publicly scolded by U.S. President Donald Trump about their defense expenditure will be reaching a key NATO target next year.
The city council is set to vote on the expenditure Monday.
Gjuraj is accused of using business funds to purchase, among other items, two houses for $375,000; cars worth about $80,000; and other personal expenditures, including travel and home improvements, according to the bill of information.
Fed policy makers forecast in March that inflation would end the year at 1.9 percent, just below their 2 percent goal for the personal consumption expenditure price index.
That plan quickly drew critics who questioned the idea of a large expenditure on a museum while the Great Recession was causing so many other budget problems.
The company provided receipts to AL.com, proving the expenditures are real.
Communities in northern Middlesex County have responded to a senior meal program cutback with enough donations and town expenditures to nearly restore the crucial service to its original level.
Those state party expenditures came after Kennedy's family, friends and business associates contributed $300,000 to the state Democratic Party.
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Origin and Etymology of expenditure
irregular from expend
First Known Use: 1769
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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