Definition of outlay in English:

outlay

Line breaks: out¦lay
Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtleɪ
 
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noun

An amount of money spent on something: a modest outlay on local advertising [mass noun]: comparatively little financial outlay
More example sentences
  • Christmas cards account for only a small amount of our outlay.
  • All others were excluded because their outlays contained significant amounts of transfer payments.
  • Data on travel money outlays are more readily available than travel time expenditures, as well as being much more reliable.
Synonyms
expenditure, expenses, spending, outgoings, money spent, cost, price, charge, payment, disbursement, investment, injection of capital

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