spending

  • 1 spending — spend‧ing [ˈspendɪŋ] noun [uncountable] ACCOUNTING ECONOMICS FINANCE the amount of money spent, especially by a government or organization: • The slump in high street spending could reduce imports. • a rise in …

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  • 2 Spending — Spend ing, n. The act of expending; expenditure. [1913 Webster] {Spending money}, money set apart for extra (not necessary) personal expenses; pocket money. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 spending — index outlay, payment (act of paying) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 spending — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ total ▪ There has been an increase in total government spending. ▪ high, low ▪ additional, increased ▪ …

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  • 5 spending — spend|ing [ spendıŋ ] noun uncount ** money spent, especially by governments or other large organizations: defense/education/health spending: Aircraft manufacturers have been hit hard by cuts in defense spending. government/public/state spending …

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  • 6 spending */*/ — UK [ˈspendɪŋ] / US noun [uncountable] a) money that is spent, especially by a government or a large organization government/public/state spending: Its main aim was to control government spending on social programmes. defence/education/health… …

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  • 7 spending — noun 1. the act of spending or disbursing money (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑disbursement, ↑disbursal, ↑outlay • Derivationally related forms: ↑disburse (for: ↑disbursal), ↑ …

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  • 8 spending — n. deficit; defense; government spending * * * [ spendɪŋ] defense government spending deficit …

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  • 9 spending — spend|ing [ˈspendıŋ] n [U] the amount of money spent, especially by a government or organization government/public/defence etc spending ▪ a plan to increase military spending …

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  • 10 spending — noun (U) the amount of money spent, especially by a government or organization: government/public/defence spending: a reduction in government spending on defense …

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  • 11 spending — / spendɪŋ/ noun the act of paying money for goods and services ● Both cash spending and credit card spending increase at Christmas …

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  • 12 spending — / spendɪŋ/ noun the act of paying money for goods and services ● Both cash spending and credit card spending increase at Christmas …

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  • 13 Spending — Spend Spend, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spent}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spending}.] [AS. spendan (in comp.), fr. L. expendere or dispendere to weigh out, to expend, dispense. See {Pendant}, and cf. {Dispend}, {Expend}, {Spence}, {Spencer}.] 1. To weigh or lay …

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  • 14 spending — spend·ing || spendɪŋ n. act of spending money, disbursement, expenditure spend v. expend, disburse, put out (money, resources, etc.); pass the time in a particular manner; use; use up, exhaust; waste, squander …

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  • 15 spending — ➡ budget * * * …

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  • 16 spending — sb. [spenynge]. RG. 389 …

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  • 17 spending — n. Expenditure …

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  • 18 spending — [ˈspendɪŋ] noun [U] money spent, especially by governments or large organizations …

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  • 19 Spending My Time — es una canción del dúo sueco Roxette, editada mundialmente a finales de 1991 como cuarto sencillo del álbum Joyride. Durante la grabación en 1990, Per Gessle y Marie Fredriksson pensaban que la canción sería el mayor éxito de su carrera hasta ese …

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  • 20 spending power — see power 2a Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. spending power …

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