family expense

noun

Definition of family expense

: 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 22 Oct. 2021.

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