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expend

verb [T] uk   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.
Translations of “expend”
in Vietnamese tiêu dùng…
in Spanish gastar, emplear…
in Thai จ่าย…
in Malaysian menggunakan…
in French dépenser…
in German ausgeben…
in Chinese (Traditional) 花費,消費,耗費(尤指時間、精力或錢)…
in Indonesian menggunakan…
in Russian расходовать, тратить…
in Turkish harcamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 花费,消费,耗费(尤指时间、精力或钱)…
in Polish zużywać, wydatkować…
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