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Has \'expenditure\' a plural form or is it always singular?

English translation: expenditures

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English term or phrase:Has \'expenditure\' a plural form or is it always singular?
English translation:expenditures
Entered by: Jos Essers
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11:08 Sep 16, 2000
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English term or phrase: Has \'expenditure\' a plural form or is it always singular?
Does anyone know?
Nathalya
Belgium
Local time: 08:45
expenditures
Explanation:
Yes--fairly common. "Campaign expenditures", etc. See the US Census usage at the link...
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Henry Dotterer
United States
Local time: 02:45
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naexpenditures
Henry Dotterer
nause the singular
Lucy Simpson
nait doesMiet Vanaudenaerde


  

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58 mins
it does


Explanation:
You may also use 'disbursements'

Miet Vanaudenaerde
Canada
Local time: 02:45
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
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1 hr
use the singular


Explanation:
It is a singular noun for what can be a plural notion.

Lucy Simpson
Local time: 07:45
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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1 hr
expenditures


Explanation:
Yes--fairly common. "Campaign expenditures", etc. See the US Census usage at the link...


    Reference: http://www.census.gov/govs/www/fedexp.html
Henry Dotterer
United States
Local time: 02:45
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 20

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