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English definition of “spend”

spend

noun [S]
 
 
/spend/ ECONOMICS, FINANCE
the amount of money that is spent on a particular activity: the spend on/for sth The total spend on the project was almost a million pounds. If your company's annual spend on telephone calls exceeds $3,000, then it would be worth changing plans.the total/actual spend BP will spend $1 billion more this year, raising the total spend to $15 billion. advertising/marketing/promotional spend
→ See also overspend noun, underspend noun
(Definition of spend noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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