Meaning of “misspend” in the English Dictionary

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"misspend" in British English

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misspendverb [ T ]

uk /ˌmɪsˈspend/ us /ˌmɪsˈspend/ misspent

to use time or money in a way that wastes it or is not wise:

We must stop public money being misspent in this way.
Being a good pool player is usually a sign of a misspent youth.

(Definition of “misspend” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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