Translation of budget in Spanish:


presupuesto, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbədʒət/ /ˈbʌdʒɪt/


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    • 1.1(amount of money)

      presupuesto masculine
      (deficit/surplus) (before noun) presupuestario
      (deficit/surplus) (before noun) presupuestal Latin America
      advertising budget presupuesto publicitario
      • the project ran over budget el proyecto costó más de lo presupuestado / excedió el presupuesto
      • the movie was completed under/on budget la película costó menos de lo presupuestado/se realizó dentro del presupuesto establecido
      • a big-budget production una producción con un gran presupuesto
      • a low-budget production una producción con un presupuesto reducido
      • budget heading partida presupuestaria
      • The state legislature found money in its budget to cover the amount.
      • During economic downturns, states tend to balance their budgets by taking money away from infrastructure projects.
      • But the city has denied the request because there is not enough money allocated in the budget for excess fees.
      • However, council leaders say this will only help to grit and salt the main routes in and out of the town and not every street because there is not enough money available within the budget.
      • Mr Speaker, approximately EC $9.4 million dollars have been allocated in the recurrent and capital budgets for this purpose.
      • But the city budget will only allocate money for the dengue eradication campaign, which includes fumigation.
      • Although the tracks bring money into state budgets and the racing industry, they suck it out of surrounding communities, Thompson argues.
      • First, they threaten to siphon off money from advertising budgets.
      • Many people measure their position in life by the number of people they control and the amount of money in their budget.
      • Capital budgets have a finite amount of dollars in them.
      • It cannot be denied that the Government has allocated vast amounts of money to the Health budget over the past few years.
      • And layoffs in the newsroom and shrinking budgets leave few resources available for enterprise reporting.
      • However, there is a limit on the available budget for Warm Front grants and demand has been high, so local residents are urged to apply now.
      • Many schools now have bursars to deal with their school budgets, as the amount of money delegated to schools and administration has increased over the last ten years.
      • Money diverted from food budgets to cover rental costs caused women and their families to go hungry.
      • The extra money made available to school building budgets is welcome.
      • There is plenty of money available in the federal budget to assist the Northwest.
      • Future education hiring will be constrained by tight state and local budgets as tax revenues fall off.
      • It means that councils will have to find more of their budget from council tax payers and/or slash services.
      • These people need help yet if you look at budgets hardly any money is allocated to groups like ours.
      • Mental health services consistently absorb a disproportionate share of budget cuts during lean economic times.

    • 1.2(limited outlay)

      (model/vacation) (before noun) económico
      how to eat well on a (tight) budget cómo comer bien económicamente / con un presupuesto reducido
      • The bottom line is both stores offer good value if you're feeding a family on a budget - especially if you shop carefully and look for the best deals.
      • Immediately we hopped on a public bus, a sure-fire way to see a city on a budget.
      • No charge for this tip particularly if you come to Rio on a budget.
      • The team, who have christened themselves the Can Cook Will Cook gang, are learning how to cook simple, healthy meals on a budget.
      • Adobe masonry is heavy work, so limiting the square footage of the adobe walls is important to building on a budget.
      • Vacationers on a budget can find lodgings and activities that will fit within their price range, too.
      • If you're on a budget, go on a Wednesday afternoon, when the gallery is open well into the evening and entrance is half price from 3pm.
      • The shop sells some of the best fake jewellery anywhere, enabling you to look spectacular on a budget.
      • Feeding a family healthy food in minutes can often seem like mission impossible, especially when you're on a budget.
      • The downside is they don't have a ‘search by price’ which would be very useful, if you're on a budget.

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    • 2.1(financial plan)

      presupuesto masculine
      the family budget el presupuesto familiar
      • It is the most forward-looking or progressive Budget of the five Budgets delivered by the minority coalition Government since we came to office 5 years ago.
      • At the mid-point of our time in office - and with two Budgets remaining after today - it is timely to review the progress made and set a new vision and strategy for the future.
      • As I have stated in my previous Budgets, I will fulfil the taxation commitments set out in our Programme for Government over the lifetime of this administration.
      • It will destroy innovation, growth, and wealth creation like no other Budget that I have seen in my 14 years of Budgets in this Parliament.
      • Now those improvements could be put in jeopardy if the economic slowdown continues to intensify - unless the Chancellor is prepared to raise taxes further in future Budgets.
      • It is an area where this Budget builds on previous Budgets in determining the difference between a Labour-led Government and the rest.
      • The priority which this Government accords to older people was illustrated by the increases given to pensioners in my first two Budgets.
      • Obviously, Budgets are not just about budgeting - Budgets are about ideas.
      • As I said in an earlier answer, the police budget, over five Budgets, is up 19.7 percent.
      • On major occasions like a leadership election, Cabinet reshuffles, ministerial resignations, or the Budgets, the strip of turf opposite Parliament on College Green resembles a crowded marketplace.
      • There is more money in the Budget for the Ministry of Education than there is for schools.
      • ‘This is a significant allocation and may be updated in future Budgets,’ a Department of Finance spokesman said.
      • Supply bills are no longer part of the normal annual routine, but were necessary in the past when Budgets were introduced in August.
      • But, of course, he has made a fundamental mistake: his Budget looks like the last Labour Budget, not like one with four more Budgets to come after it.
      • So that is why we on this side of the House say this Budget is anti-growth and only half a Budget.
      • This is the first time we have had a series of Budgets that has invested heavily in the economy, our social infrastructure, and our people.
      • The earlier Budgets built the platform for stronger economic performance, and we began making huge investments in education and skills training, including apprenticeships for school leavers.
      • The strong foundations for long-term sustainable social and economic development have been laid in the last three Budgets.
      • An absolutely fascinating read, it charts all the Budgets since 1945, along with biographies of the various chancellors, how his speech was received and the impact on households.
      • I wonder too whether some of the finicky, micro-reforms in the past two Budgets have been so super-sophisticated that poorer voters simply haven't noticed them.

    • 2.2(of nation)

      the budget el presupuesto
      • budget day

intransitive verb

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    to budget for sth/-ing
    to learn to budget aprender a administrar el dinero
    • careful budgeting enabled us to buy a house planeando cuidadosamente nuestro presupuesto pudimos comprarnos una casa
    • they're budgeting to spend £1 million on roads tienen presupuestado / previsto gastar un millón de libras en carreteras
    • Paying by direct deposit helps us to budget by allowing us to spread the cost of bills, avoid missing payments and save time.
    • It's essential we bring in as much tax as possible so we can provide the services we have budgeted for.
    • The harrowing scenes of grief at the funerals of the young victims were a dreadful reminder of the complacency that placed safety in second place to budgeting for so long.
    • Strategic planning forms an integral part of the entire planning, budgeting, monitoring and reporting framework.
    • Unfortunately, being aware of this danger does not necessarily make budgeting for your holiday any easier.
    • She says companies are now planning and budgeting for ways to implement more stringent protections for their stored data.
    • Had I been told more than a month ago when I phoned, that there were problems I could have budgeted to allow for it, but as it is I can't.
    • The company said it was budgeting for costs of $30m for the coming quarter, saving a quarterly $5m over its current burn rate.
    • The ending of the Cold War has resulted in diminished interest in, and budgeting for, civil defence in the traditional sense as a response to military attack.
    • That organisation would be budgeting for a 10 percent decrease every year.
    • When budgeting for operational supplies, there are standard factors to consider.
    • Readers will be budgeting for Christmas, so please ask people to make a donation this month.
    • And budgeting for hidden extras as well as day-to-day expenses can be quite tough.
    • But the licences will allow the stations to budget on five-year plans, recruit staff and buy better equipment.
    • The Canadian company has been budgeting for damages by setting aside money in an escrow fund.
    • But it is not too late for companies to take action and this is the time to start budgeting for increased security in companies.
    • Automated payments help me to budget by allowing me to spread the cost of bills, avoid missing payments and they save time.
    • With a little planning, families can budget in advance for the extra purchases at this time of year.
    • School fees are budgeted for, and I keep an eye on what else is coming up - this month is a car service and licence renewal.
    • The difficult investment environment was also not helping efforts to meet budgeted investment income targets for the fiscal reserves.

transitive verb

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    (expenditure) presupuestar
    (money) asignar
    you'll have to budget your time better vas a tener que administrar mejor el tiempo
    • budgeted expenditure gastos presupuestados
    • When the employer refused to consider the union's proposals, the local decided to budget its own funds to prepare a clear language version of the contract.
    • The money was budgeted out of council funds with the aim of improving tourist facilities in the town.
    • As we fight a war today, we need to budget money to take care of the health needs of the men and women that are fighting that war.
    • Another major issue is how to budget the money to pay for all the security needs.
    • A further $70 million in capital expenditure is budgeted for the remaining phases of the roll-out.
    • The government has budgeted the fiscal deficit for the current financial year at Rs 1,16,314 crore.
    • It will require us to budget funds to pass over monies that the government doesn't have, to a central monetary fund.