budget (something) for (something)

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budget (something) for (something)

To set aside a specific amount of something, often money or time, for something else (such as an expense or task). Did you budget enough money for all of your bills this month? I was almost late to class because I didn't budget enough time for editing my paper.
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budget something for someone or something

to set aside a certain amount of money for someone or something. Did you budget some money for the holiday party? I budgeted a few hundred a month for Andrew's college expenses.
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budget for

To set aside some amount of money for something or someone: For the party, we budgeted $1,000 for musicians and food.
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Governments abandon annual budgeting for MYB based on the rational that 1) they will improve their long-term planning and priority setting process, 2) better manage financial resources, and 3) reduce budget staff time dedicated to developing an operating budget.
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