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expend

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪkˈspend/ slightly formal
to use or spend especially time, effort or money
花费,消费,耗费(尤指时间、精力或钱)
You expend so much effort for so little return.
你费了那么大劲儿,回报却如此微不足道。
Governments expend a lot of resources on war.
各国政府在战争上消耗了大量资源。
Using and misusingPaying and spending money
Translations of “expend”
in Spanish gastar, emplear…
in French dépenser…
in German ausgeben…
in Chinese (Traditional) 花費,消費,耗費(尤指時間、精力或錢)…
in Russian расходовать, тратить…
in Turkish harcamak…
in Polish zużywać, wydatkować…
(Definition of expend from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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