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expenditure

ex·pend·i·ture

expenditure

 
pronunciation:
ihk spen dih chr
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of paying out or expending.
The space program requires the expenditure of large amounts of money.
similar words:
drain, outlay
definition 2: that which is paid out or expended.
The new carpet represented a large expenditure, but it was necessary.
 
antonyms:
income
similar words:
expense, outlay