splurge Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"splurge" in British English

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splurgeverb [I or T]

uk   /splɜːdʒ/  us   /splɝːdʒ/ informal
to ​spend a lot of ​money on ​buyinggoods, ​especiallyexpensivegoods: I ​feel like splurging (out) on a new ​dress.
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splurge
noun [C] uk   us  
(Definition of splurge from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"splurge" in American English

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splurgeverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈsplɜrdʒ/
to ​spendmoney on something that is more ​expensive than you usually ​buy: [I] We could ​save the ​money or splurge on a new ​car
splurge
noun [C]  us   /ˈsplɜrdʒ/
We go to that ​restaurant for ​ourbig end-of-the-year splurge.
(Definition of splurge from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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splurgeverb [I]

uk   us   /splɜːdʒ/ informal
to ​spend a lot on ​goods, especially ​expensivegoods: Most ​people don't go out and splurge and ​spend all their ​money on ​cars and ​jewellery.
(Definition of splurge from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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