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Definition of budget:

  1. A bag or sack with its contents; hence, a stock or store; an accumulation; as, a budget of inventions.
  2. The annual financial statement which the British chancellor of the exchequer makes in the House of Commons. It comprehends a general view of the finances of the country, with the proposed plan of taxation for the ensuing year. The term is sometimes applied to a similar statement in other countries.


financial plan, planned disbursement, allocations, big, body, resources, estimated expenses, means, corpus, budgetary figures, financial statement, spending plan, bulk, cost of operation, amount, quantity, cost of living, accounts, funds.

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