English - Vietnamese Dictionary
outlay /'autlei/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- tiền chi tiêu, tiền phí tổn
+the act of spending or disbursing money
+money paid out
Advanced English Dictionary
expense, cost, expenditure, spending, disbursement, payment:
The city council refused to approve the outlay for a new swimming-pool.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
[C, U] ~ (on sth) the money that you have to spend in order to start a new project or to save yourself money or time later: The business quickly repaid the initial outlay on advertising. + a massive financial / capital outlay
considerable, huge, large, massive | modest, small | initial
The revenue from the farm could repay the initial outlay within three years.
| total | capital, cash, financial, investment
VERB + OUTLAY
make | require
The project would require little financial outlay.
| recoup, recover | repay
The railway had made a considerable capital outlay on new rolling stock.
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