- (General American) IPA(key): /ɛkˈspɛndɪt͡ʃɚ/, /ɪkˈspɛndɪt͡ʃɚ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɛkˈspɛndɪt͡ʃə/, /ɪkˈspɛndɪt͡ʃə/
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- Hyphenation: ex‧pen‧di‧ture
- (uncountable, countable) Act of expending or paying out.
- (uncountable, countable) The amount expended; expense; outlay.
- The expenditure of time, money, and political capital on this project has been excessive.
act of expending