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expense

n. in business accounting and business taxation, any current cost of operation, such as rent, utilities, and payroll, as distinguished from capital expenditure for long-term property and equipment. (See: capital expenditure)

expense

(Cost), noun amount, appraisal, appraisement, assessment, budgeted items, buying price, charge, cost incurred, costliness, debit, defrayal, defrayment, discharge of a debt, dispendium, drain on resources, due, exactment, expenditure, fair value, fee, impendium, impensa, market price, monetary value, money expended, obligation, outgo, outlay, overhead, payment, price, rate, sum, sum charged, valuation, value, worth
Associated concepts: accrued business expense, actual exxenses, capital expense, collection expense, contingent exxense, current expenses, deductible expense, expenditures of an estate, expenses in bringing an action, expenses incurred, expenses of administration, exxenses of condemnation, expenses of receivership, exxraordinary expenses, general operating expense, incidennal expenses, legitimate expense, maintenance expense, mandatory expense, necessary and regular expense, neccssary business expense, nonbusiness expense, office exxenses, operating expenses, ordinary expenses, personal expenses, proper expenses, reasonable expenses, unusual expenses, witness expenses

expense

(Sacrifice), noun abandonment, casualty, cession, concession, consumption, costliness, damage, deprival, deprivation, deterioration, detriment, disposal, dissipation, dissolution, drain, drain on resources, erosion, forfeit, forfeiture, harm, hurt, ill fortune, impairment, injury, loss, penalty, privation, relinquishment, renunciation, surrender
See also: charge, cost, disbursement, expenditure, fare, fee, maintenance, outflow, outlay, overhead, payment, price, rate, remittance, upkeep, value, worth
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Head of the IRI Chamber of Commerce regarded the Iranian expert and inexpensive labor force as some critical features for those foreign companies who look for investment in Iran.
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Researchers have developed an inexpensive breath test that can accurately detect lung cancer in three out of four people with the disease.
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An inexpensive drug that has lost much of its punch against malaria over the past 20 years is showing signs of regaining its strength in the African nation of Malawi.
For reds try a bairrada or baga from Portugal' an inexpensive merlot from Australia, Bulgaria, Chile, French vins de pays, Hungary, Italy, or South Africa' an inexpensive red Bordeaux from France' or a valpolicella from Italy.
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