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The act of expending; an amount expended or used up.
[L. ex-pendo, to weigh out, pay]
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My mother thought only of consoling my father, and paying our debts and retrenching our expenditure by every available means; but my father was completely overwhelmed by the calamity: health, strength, and spirits sank beneath the blow, and he never wholly recovered them.
These great works will be the form their expenditure of the surplus will take, and in the same way that the ruling classes of Egypt of long ago expended the surplus they robbed from the people by the building of temples and pyramids.
There is a battle and they gain the day, and then modesty, which they call silliness, is ignominiously thrust into exile by them, and temperance, which they nickname unmanliness, is trampled in the mire and cast forth; they persuade men that moderation and orderly expenditure are vulgarity and meanness, and so, by the help of a rabble of evil appetites, they drive them beyond the border.
After despatching this second bolt with a still greater expenditure of force, Bella laughed and cried still more.
The difference between direct revenues and expenditures amounted to SR32,706,168,000 was being approved in the state's general budget.
According to the results of 2012 Household Budget Survey in Turkey; while the expenditures on housing and rent had the highest share in total consumption expenditures with a rate of 25,8%, the share of expenditures on food and non-alcoholic beverages was 19,6% in overall Turkey.
Venezuela's military expenditure is limited compared to countries with the highest defense expenditures 2.
31, 2005, is based on such inputs as the average cost of military equipment, total program expenditures, and the useful life of the equipment.
Annual expenditures on primary health care for individuals attending an outpatient HIV clinic in Alabama amount to nearly $20,000 per patient; the drugs used for highly active anti-retroviral treatment (HAART) account for more than half of the total.
Section 67 limits miscellaneous itemized deductions to expenditures in excess of 2% of adjusted gross income.
At the election of the taxpayer, start-up expenditures and organizational expenditures may be amortized over a period of not less than 60 months, beginning with the month in which the trade or business begins.
An analysis of county payroll expenditures in California indicates that county employees have done very well, indeed, over the past several years.