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budget

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Recorded since 1432 as Middle English bogett, bouget, bowgette (leather pouch), from Old French bougette, the diminutive of bouge (leather bag, wallet) (also the root of bulge), itself from Latin bulga (leather bag, bellow), of Gaulish origin (Celtic, compare Old Irish bolg (bag), Breton bolc’h (flax pod)), a common root with the Germanic family (compare Dutch balg (child)), from the Proto-Indo-European *bhelgh-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

budget (plural budgets)

  1. (obsolete) A wallet, purse or bag.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.x:
      With that out of his bouget forth he drew / Great store of treasure, therewith him to tempt [...].
  2. The amount of money or resources earmarked for a particular institution, activity or time-frame.
    • 2008, David Mutimer, Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs 2002 (page 220)
      The latest Tory budget continued the trend begun in 2000 by making further small cuts in family income taxes.
    • 2009, Andrew Paquette, Computer Graphics for Artists II: Environments and Characters
      The most common poly budget in use for games at the time of this writing is between 5,000 and 10,000 tris.
  3. An itemized summary of intended expenditure; usually coupled with expected revenue.

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AdjectiveEdit

budget (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to a budget.
  2. Appropriate to a restricted budget.
    We flew on a budget airline.

SynonymsEdit

  • (appropriate to a restricted budget): low-cost

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VerbEdit

budget (third-person singular simple present budgets, present participle budgeting, simple past and past participle budgeted)

  1. (intransitive) To construct or draw up a budget.
    Budgeting is even harder in times of recession
  2. (transitive) To provide funds, allow for in a budget.
    The PM’s pet projects are budgeted rather generously
  3. (transitive) To plan for the use of in a budget.
    The prestigious building project is budgeted in great detail, from warf facilities to the protocollary opening.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French budget, from English budget.

NounEdit

budget n (singular definite budgetet, plural indefinite budgeter)

  1. budget

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English, see above.

NounEdit

budget n (plural budgetten or budgets, diminutive budgetje n)

  1. A budget.

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ReferencesEdit

  • budget” in Woordenlijst Nederlandse Taal – Officiële Spelling, Nederlandse Taalunie. [the official spelling word list for the Dutch language]

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English budget.

NounEdit

budget m (plural budgets)

  1. A budget

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English budget.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbadd͡ʒet/, /ˈbudd͡ʒet/
  • Hyphenation: bùd‧get

NounEdit

budget m (invariable)

  1. A budget

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

budget c

  1. a budget (a plan for economic spending)

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Usage notesEdit

  • When used as a prefix, can also mean cheap.

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