what is difference between expenditure and spending
From stem of Medieval Latin expenditus, irregular perfect passive participle of expendo (“I weigh, I pay out”), + -ure (“process or result”)
- (General American) IPA(key): /ɛkˈspɛndɪt͡ʃɚ/, /ɪkˈspɛndɪt͡ʃɚ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɛkˈspɛndɪt͡ʃə/, /ɪkˈspɛndɪt͡ʃə/
- Hyphenation: ex‧pen‧di‧ture
expenditure (usually uncountable, plural expenditures)
- (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):
- (amount expended): disbursement, expense, payment, cost, charge, outlay
- IPA(key): /ˈspɛndɪŋ/
- Hyphenation: spend‧ing
From Middle English spendyng, spendynge, from Old English spendung (“spending”), equivalent to spend + -ing. Cognate with German Spendung (“contribution, donation”).
spending (countable and uncountable, plural spendings)
- (uncountable) gerund of spend, expenditure.
- An amount that has been, or is planned to be spent.
- excessive spendings
- double spending
From spend + -ing.
- present participle of spend