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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Budget  \Budg"et\,  n.  [OE.  bogett  bouget,  F.  bougette  bag, 
  wallet,  dim.  of  OF  boge,  bouge,  leather  bag.  See  {Budge}, 
  n.,  and  cf  {Bouget}.] 
  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. 
 
  {To  open  the  budget},  to  lay  before  a  legislative  body  the 
  financial  estimates  and  plans  of  the  executive  government. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  budget 
  n  1:  a  sum  of  money  allocated  for  a  particular  purpose;  "the 
  laboratory  runs  on  a  budget  of  a  million  a  year" 
  2:  a  summary  of  intended  expenditures  along  with  proposals  for 
  how  to  meet  them  "the  president  submitted  the  annual 
  budget  to  Congress" 
  v  :  make  a  budget 




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