Etymology
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expenditure (n.)

1769, "act of expending," from Medieval Latin expenditus, irregular past participle of Latin expendere "to weigh out; to pay out" (see expend) + -ure. Meaning "that which is expended" is from 1791. Related: Expenditures.

updated on September 25, 2014

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Definitions of expenditure from WordNet

expenditure (n.)
money paid out; an amount spent;
Synonyms: outgo / spending / outlay
expenditure (n.)
the act of spending money for goods or services;
Synonyms: expending
expenditure (n.)
the act of consuming something;
Synonyms: consumption / using up
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