Expenditure meaning

ĭk-spĕndĭ-chər
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The act or process of expending; outlay.
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The amount of money, time, etc. expended; expense.
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The definition of an expenditure is the act of spending money or time and it is something on which you spend money.

An example of an expenditure is the money spent on office equipment that you have purchased.

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(uncountable, countable) Act of expending or paying out.
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(uncountable, countable) Amount expended; expense; outlay.

The expenditure of time, money, and political capital on this project has been excessive.

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The act of expending; a spending or using up of money, time, etc.
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Origin of expenditure

  • Medieval Latin expenditus past participle of expendere to expend expend –ure

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From stem of Medieval Latin expenditus, irregular plural of expendo (“I weigh, I pay out”), +‎ -ure (“process or result”)

    From Wiktionary