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Portuguese translation of “spend”

spend

verb
 
/spend/ (past tense and past participle spent)
A2 to use money to buy or pay for something
gastar, despender
She spends a lot on clothes. How much did you spend?
A2 to use time doing something or being somewhere
passar
He spent 18 months working on the project. He’s planning to spend some time at home with his family.
(Definition of spend from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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