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spend

verb [T]
 
 
/spend/ ( past tense and past participle spent)
MONEY A2 to use money to buy or pay for something: The company has spent $1.9 million on improving its computer network. She spends too much money on clothes. How much did you spend?Paying and spending money
TIME A2 to use time doing something or being somewhere: He spent 18 months working on the project. He's planning to spend some time at home with his family. How long did you spend in Edinburgh?Spending time and time passing
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