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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

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 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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