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outlay

(owt′lā″)
1. Payment for a health care service.
2. Expenditure.
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Their sites had been anticipated by more urgent buildings and mining works, unfortunately not considered in the sanguine dreams of the enthusiasts, and, more significant still, their cost and expense had been also anticipated by the enormous outlay of their earnings in the work upon Devil's Ditch.
Now, by way of having a resting-place during his excursions, avoiding the wretched cookery -- which has been trying its best to poison me during the last four months, while you have manfully resisted its effects for as many years, -- and obtaining a bed on which it is possible to slumber, Monte Cristo has furnished for himself a temporary abode where you first found him; but, to prevent the possibility of the Tuscan government taking a fancy to his enchanted palace, and thereby depriving him of the advantages naturally expected from so large an outlay of capital, he has wisely enough purchased the island, and taken its name.
This operation appeared to me to be the most laborious species of work performed in Typee; and had I possessed a sufficient intimacy with the language to have conveyed my ideas upon the subject, I should certainly have suggested to the most influential of the natives the expediency of establishing a college of vestals to be centrally located in the valley, for the purpose of keeping alive the indispensable article of fire; so as to supersede the necessity of such a vast outlay of strength and good temper, as were usually squandered on these occasions.
I am aware that some grinders have actually afforded to "go on" for this sum; but for my part, I found the necessary outlay of capital too great to permit of my "going on" under a shilling.
He had calculated upon her eventual love, and tried to tempt her with a lavish outlay upon comforts and luxuries, knowing too well how easily the heart accustoms itself to comforts, and how difficult it is to tear one's self away from luxuries which have become habitual and, little by little, indispensable.
Maloof, TC Memo 2005-75, the court considered whether an S corporation shareholder's personal guarantee, pledge of stock or loss of control resulted in an economic outlay entitling him to increase his basis.
The shareholder must have made an "actual economic outlay.
Yoshinoya was at the bottom with average outlay per customer of [yen] 378.
Only if the probability was very low that prospective tax cuts or new outlay initiatives would send the on-budget accounts into deficit, would unconditional initiatives appear prudent.
In so doing, we obtain and utilize an interesting observation that, given identical firms, to obtain the first-stage equilibrium outlay of the firms and that of the consumer group, we only need to solve a reduced game in which any one firm and the consumer group compete to win their first-stage prizes.
In this paper, we try to fill in this gap in the literature by way of determining optimum factory location for a multinational corporation (MNC) and ascertaining optimum investment outlay for such a firm.
In 1989, the total dollar outlay for all these programs was somewhere in the range of 16.