expenditure vs spending what difference

what is difference between expenditure and spending

English

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ɛkˈspɛndɪt͡ʃɚ/, /ɪkˈspɛndɪt͡ʃɚ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɛkˈspɛndɪt͡ʃə/, /ɪkˈspɛndɪt͡ʃə/
  • Hyphenation: ex‧pen‧di‧ture

Noun

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.

Synonyms

  • (act of expending):
  • (amount expended): disbursement, expense, payment, cost, charge, outlay

Translations



English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈspɛndɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: spend‧ing

Etymology 1

From Middle English spendyng, spendynge, from Old English spendung (spending), equivalent to spend +‎ -ing. Cognate with German Spendung (contribution, donation).

Noun

spending (countable and uncountable, plural spendings)

  1. (uncountable) gerund of spend, expenditure.
  2. An amount that has been, or is planned to be spent.
    excessive spendings

Hyponyms

  • double spending

Etymology 2

From spend +‎ -ing.

Verb

spending

  1. present participle of spend

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