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Meaning of BUDGET

Pronunciation:  'bujit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a summary of intended expenditures along with proposals for how to meet them; "the president submitted the annual budget to Congress"
  2. [n]  a sum of money allocated for a particular purpose; "the laboratory runs on a budget of a million a year"
  3. [v]  make a budget
 

BUDGET is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 See Also: balanced budget, calculate, cipher, Civil List, compute, cypher, figure, fund, monetary fund, operating budget, plan, program, programme, reckon, work out

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Budg"et\, n. [OE. bogett, bouget, F. bougette bag,
wallet, dim. of OF. boge, bouge, leather bag. See {Budge},
n., and cf. {Bouget}.]
1. A bag or sack with its contents; hence, a stock or store;
   an accumulation; as, a budget of inventions.

2. The annual financial statement which the British
   chancellor of the exchequer makes in the House of Commons.
   It comprehends a general view of the finances of the
   country, with the proposed plan of taxation for the
   ensuing year. The term is sometimes applied to a similar
   statement in other countries.

{To open the budget}, to lay before a legislative body the
   financial estimates and plans of the executive government.

 
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