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Definition of Expenditure


  1. The act of expending; a laying out, as of money; disbursement.
  2. That which is expended or paid out; expense.

Expenditure Quotations

The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Miguel de Cervantes

A good father believes that he does wisely to encourage enterprise, productive skill, prudent self-denial, and judicious expenditure on the part of his son.
William Graham Sumner

An expenditure of words without income of ideas will lead to intellectual bankruptcy.
Ravi Zacharias

The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

One suggestion my wife and I have used in our personal finance courses we teach at college is simply writing down all expenditures and seeing where the money goes. That alone will cause heads of households to think twice about x, y or z expenditure, and to consider carefully whether they really need something or not.
Mark Skousen
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Expenditure Translations

expenditure in German is Aufwendung {f}
expenditure in Italian is dispendio, costare
expenditure in Latin is erogatio
expenditure in Norwegian is forbruk, utgifter
expenditure in Spanish is coste, dispendio
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