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SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
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Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of budget

1400鈥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
/ (藞b蕦d蕭瑟t) /

noun
verb -gets, -geting or -geted

Derived forms of budget

budgetary, adjective

Word Origin for budget

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

British Dictionary definitions for budget (2 of 2)

Budget
/ (藞b蕦d蕭瑟t) /

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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