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English definition of “spending”

spending

noun [U]     /ˈspen.dɪŋ/
C2 the money that is used for a particular purpose , especially by a government or organization : government spending on health spending cuts Consumer spending has more than doubled in the last ten years .Costs and expensesEconomics and the state of the economy
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