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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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The expenses arising from those institutions which are relative to the mere domestic police of a state, to the support of its legislative, executive, and judicial departments, with their different appendages, and to the encouragement of agriculture and manufactures (which will comprehend almost all the objects of state expenditure), are insignificant in comparison with those which relate to the national defense.
Also in their penurious, laborious character; the individual only satisfies his necessary appetites, and confines his expenditure to them; his other desires he subdues, under the idea that they are unprofitable.
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.
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.
In the cheaper schools, what is gained by the longer existence of the Specimen is lost, partly in the expenditure for food, and partly in the diminished accuracy of the angles, which are impaired after a few weeks of constant "feeling".
But she had never been used to the management of money, and was unable to adapt her expenditure to her altered circumstances.
Simple tradesmen jumped their counters to become extemporized captains, colonels, and generals, without having ever passed the School of Instruction at West Point; nevertheless; they quickly rivaled their compeers of the old continent, and, like them, carried off victories by dint of lavish expenditure in ammunition, money, and men.
On the other hand, the total expenditures during the period under review stood at Rs8,345,640 million including Rs7,104,031 current expenditure, Rs1,219,192 development expenditure and net lending and Rs22,417 million statistical discrepancy.
ISLAMABAD -- Owing to ongoing austerity drive and with a view to set the example from the top, Prime Minister Office has successfully managed to squeeze its expenditures up to Rs 675 million as against the budgetary allocation of Rs986 million for the financial year 2018-19.
It said that considerable savings had been made possible by reducing expenditures in the entertainment, POL, electricity, plant and machinery, repair and maintenance, TA/DA, repair of vehicles, furniture and other similar financial heads which had brought about substantial savings to the provincial exchequer from the CM Secretariat alone.
In 2001, he had a total income worth Rs277,618 through different means and his expenditures were Rs46, 156.
The National Assembly also approved, Rs245,000,000 for Power Division, Rs 377,000,000 for Petroleum Division, Rs98,000,000 for other expenditures of petroleum division, Rs1,809,000,000 for Finance Division, Rs5,887,000,000 for Controller General of Accountant and Rs563,190,000,000 for subsidies and miscellaneous expenditures.