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From stem of Medieval Latin expenditus, irregular perfect passive participle of expendō (I weigh, I pay out), +‎ -ure (process or result).

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expenditure (usually uncountable, plural expenditures)

  1. (uncountable, countable) Act of expending or paying out.
  2. (uncountable, countable) The amount expended; expense; outlay.
    The expenditure of time, money, and political capital on this project has been excessive.

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