Значение "expend" в словаре английского

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expend в британском английском

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expendverb [ T ]

uk /ɪkˈspend/ us /ɪkˈspend/ formal

to use or spend time, effort, or money:

You expend so much effort for so little return.
Governments expend a lot of resources on war.

(Определение expend из Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

expend в американском английском

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expendverb [ T ]

us /ɪkˈspend/

to use or spend something, esp. time, effort, or money:

They expend all their energy fixing up their house.

(Определение expend из Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

expend в деловом английском

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expendverb [ T ]

uk /ɪkˈspend/ us formal

to use or spend something, especially time, effort, or money:

expend energy/effort/time Why do firms expend effort investing abroad, rather than staying home and producing for export?
Managers had to expend a lot of time dealing with the consequences of the incident.

(Определение expend из Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)