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1 budget /ˈbʌʤət/ noun
plural budgets
1 budget
/ˈbʌʤət/
noun
plural budgets
Learner's definition of BUDGET
: an amount of money available for spending that is based on a plan for how it will be spent
[count]
[noncount]
often used before another noun
[count] : a plan used to decide the amount of money that can be spent and how it will be spent
◊ If you are on a budget, you have planned how you will spend your money usually because you do not have a lot to spend and need to save money.
[count] : an official statement from a government about how much it plans to spend during a particular period of time and how it will pay for the expenses

— budgetary

/ˈbʌʤəˌteri/ Brit /ˈbʌʤətri/ adjective, formal
2 budget /ˈbʌʤət/ verb
budgets; budgeted; budgeting
2 budget
/ˈbʌʤət/
verb
budgets; budgeted; budgeting
Learner's definition of BUDGET
[+ object] : to plan to spend (an amount of money) for a particular purpose
[no object] : to make and follow a plan for spending your money
[+ object] : to plan how to use (something, such as your time)

— budgeting

noun [noncount]
3 budget /ˈbʌʤət/ adjective
3 budget
/ˈbʌʤət/
adjective
Learner's definition of BUDGET
always used before a noun
: low in price : suitable for someone who is on a budget
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