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spent

verb uk   us   /spent/
past simple and past participle of spend

spent

adjective uk   us   /spent/
Something that is spent has been used so that it no longer has any power or effectiveness: spent bullets/matches After several defeats in a row, people are starting to say that the team is a spent force. literary tired: We arrived home spent after our long journey.
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