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Payments made in cash or cash equivalents. Common examples of outlays include employee salaries and coupon payments on bonds. Revenue outlays are those made currently or those that will be made within a year, while capital outlays are those made for periods longer than one year. Outlays are recorded as liabilities on a balance sheet and are also called expenditures.


spending by buyers on PRODUCTS or ASSETS. Expenditure on a particular product or asset is equal to product or asset price times quantity bought, that is, TOTAL REVENUE.

In aggregate terms, expenditure by households, businesses and government (see CONSUMPTION, INVESTMENT, GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE) constitutes the AGGREGATE DEMAND, which (in conjunction with AGGREGATE SUPPLY) determines the level of activity in the economy.

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The addition of the lagged EXPEND variable to the GDPR equation [equation (6)] increases the minimum FPE from 16.
then S's strategy is dependent on R's strategy, where if R decides not to expend [C.
Our philosophy is to expend as little energy as possible to generate the absolute best gains in fitness.
In addition, it compels taxpayers to expend substantial resources responding to information requests from agents seeking to apply the capitalization theory du jour, i.
The awarded Offeror agrees to receive, expend and account for all the Lodgers Tax proceeds strictly in accordance with the terms of the Agreement and requirements of the Lodgers Tax Ordinance.
ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2011 (Frontier Star): CDA has decided to expend Rs 500 million on development work in five sectors of federal capital.
In hindsight, it may have been more prudent for the bank, instead of doing nothing, to have petitioned the Supreme Court for authority to expend its own funds to aid the receiver to secure the property, and to add those expenditures to the amount of the judgment.
The Company did not fully expend the $120 million authorized by the Board of Directors under this prior program, and the $7.
Moreover, a commercial facility when renovating a primary function area, need only expend up to 20 percent of the overall cost of the alteration, in providing a path of access to the altered area.