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expend

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪkˈspend/ formal
to use effort, time, or money to do something: [+ doing sth] You expend far too much energy doing things for other people. Governments expend a lot of resources on war.Using and misusing
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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