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expenditure

US [ɪkˈspendɪtʃər]
UK [ɪkˈspendɪtʃə(r)]
  • n.开支;费用;消费;消耗
  • Web支出;花费;经费
Plural Form:expenditures  
Expenditure
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n.
1.
花费;消费;费用;开支the act of spending or using money; an amount of money spent
a reduction in public/government/military expenditure
公共╱政府╱军费开支的削减
plans to increase expenditure on health
增加医疗保健开支的计划
The budget provided for a total expenditure of £27 billion.
预算案规定支出总额为 270 亿英镑。
2.
(精力、时间、材料等的)耗费,消耗the use of energy, time, materials, etc.
the expenditure of emotion
感情耗费
This study represents a major expenditure of time and effort.
这项研究意味着要耗费大量的时间和精力。

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