expenditure expenditure  /ɪk ˈspɛn də tʃər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) money paid out; an amount spent
  2. (n) the act of spending money for goods or services
  3. (n) the act of consuming something

Usage(s):

  1. Chad: The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp Food expenditure for one week: 685 CFA Francs or $1.
  2. Ecuador: The Ayme family of Tingo Food expenditure for one week: $31.
  3. Mongolia: The Batsuuri family of Ulaanbaatar Food expenditure for one week: 41,985.

News

  1. Talk to the Star

    Campaign expenditure reports show mayoral candidates spent thousands of dollars in the months leading up to the Nov. 4 election. The reports, filed Oct. 27, reveal how much the two candidates, Susan Narvaiz and David Newman, invested in their chances.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The University Star

  2. County contracts out copy service, buys new computers

    McDONOUGH — Henry County Commissioners unanimously approved the expenditure of more than $160,000 for new computer equipment Tuesday.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Henry Daily Herald

  3. Letter to the Editor: Issues demanding our attention

    We have a number of issues that demand attention and demand expenditure of our scarcest resource – money! The most pressing monetary issues, as I see them, are: The Smokehouse Bridge; the Community Center; and renovation of the fire house. My last letter addressed the Smokehouse Bridge, so I'll tackle the Community Center here.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Naples Daily News

Quotes

  1. Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. describes the cash infusion as "an investment, not an expenditure."
    on Dec 5, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: 33 KDAF-TV

  2. "But raise taxes as Senator Obama wants to do or some kind of massive bailout that is a needless expenditure of taxpayer dollars is obviously something that I don't support," McCain told reporters Wednesday.
    on Mar 26, 2008 By: John McCain Source: FOXNews

  3. "The NAO has a statutory right to examine the details of expenditure in any Government department. It has no such right of audit access to the BBC, despite the fact that the Corporation is funded with over £3bn of public money each year," Leigh...
    on Jun 4, 2009 By: Edward Leigh Source: New Statesman

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