Budget - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbʌdʒɪt|  American pronunciation of the word budget
Brit.  |ˈbʌdʒɪt|  British pronunciation of the word budget


- a sum of money allocated for a particular purpose
- a summary of intended expenditures along with proposals for how to meet them


- make a budget


What's the average weekly budget for a family of five?

The film has a million-dollar budget.

He's been trying to live on a budget of less than $1,500 a month.

We'll have to work out a budget so we can buy a new car.

They budgeted millions of dollars to make the film.

The project is budgeted at more than $100,000.

He budgets $50 for entertainment each month.

If we budget carefully, we will be able to go on the trip.

I need to learn how to budget my time more wisely.

...a budget phone plan for people on fixed incomes...

The university had to budget for an increase in the number of students.

We shall have to budget an additional amount for the new baby's needs.

The budget for photography has been cut.

The defence budget was still growing.

80% of the annual education budget was spent on teachers' salaries.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: budget
he/she/it: budgets
present participle: budgeting
past tense: budgeted
past participle: budgeted
singular: budget
plural: budgets
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