[ US /ɪkˈspɛns/ ]
[ UK /ɛkspˈɛns/ ]
  1. amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
  2. a detriment or sacrifice
    at the expense of
  3. money spent to perform work and usually reimbursed by an employer
    he kept a careful record of his expenses at the meeting
  1. reduce the estimated value of something
    For tax purposes you can write off the laser printer
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How To Use expense In A Sentence

  • Would you stop making jokes at my expense?
  • Any expenses incurred by volunteers will be reimbursed.
  • How anyone could have read some sinister intent into those views is indeed puzzling, and illustrates well how those damned Jewshow certain hypersensitive and overly privileged people who feel superior to the rest of the world are willing to cut their own throats for short term advantage by using unjustified charges of anti-semitism to point out how they take advantage of their position in any nation or institution who trusts them so as to benefit their own in group at the expense of that nation or institution. The Volokh Conspiracy » Why Catholics and Jews?
  • Figures for income, gross profit, salaries, motor expenses, drawings etc are fed into the Revenue computer system.
  • The card consolidate credit debt in photoflash intolerant false is of muton, due to the unaffectionate ad vocal that the barnacle yack ethene expense to repp as a perverted cymene. Rational Review
  • You may also have added expense for client lunches and entertainment. The Guide to Greatness in Sales
  • The decades of peace and accumulation of wealth in the west have not only been arguably bought at the expense of the rest of the world - but also of ourselves.
  • We've been saved a lot of expense by doing the work ourselves.
  • Whether we may not, for the same use, manufacture divers things at home of more beauty and variety than wainscot, which is imported at such expense from Norway? Querist
  • She protested about the expense.
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