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English definition of “spend”

spend

verb [I or T] (MONEY)    /spend/ (spent, spent)
A2 to give money as a payment for something: How much did you spend? I don't know how I managed to spend so much in the pub last night. We spent a fortune when we were in New York. She spends a lot of money on clothes. We've just spent £1.9 million on improving our computer network. We went on a spending spree (= we bought a lot of things) on Saturday.Paying and spending money
(Definition of spend verb (MONEY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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