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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of budget

1400–50; late Middle English bowgett<Middle French bougette (bouge bag (<Latin bulga;see bulge) + -ette-ette)
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British Dictionary definitions for budget (1 of 2)

budget
/ (ˈbʌdʒɪt) /

noun

verb -gets, -geting or -geted

budgetary, adjective
C15 (meaning: leather pouch, wallet): from Old French bougette, diminutive of bouge, from Latin bulga, of Gaulish origin; compare Old English bælg bag

British Dictionary definitions for budget (2 of 2)

Budget
/ (ˈbʌdʒɪt) /

noun

the Budget an estimate of British government expenditures and revenues and the financial plans for the ensuing fiscal year presented annually to the House of Commons by the Chancellor of the Exchequer
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