budget verb definition in Economy topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

budget

 verb: Economy topic
[intransitive, transitive] to be careful about the amount of money you spend; to plan to spend an amount of money for a particular purpose If we budget carefully we'll be able to afford the trip. budget for something I've budgeted for two new members of staff. budget something (for something) Ten million francs has been budgeted for the project. budget something (at something) The project has been budgeted at ten million francs.

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