family expense

noun

: an expense incurred for whatever is used or kept for use in the family whether necessaries or luxuries
used in statutes making both husband and wife legally liable for such an expense

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“Family expense.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/family%20expense. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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