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spend

noun A popular UK back-formation from the verb “spend”, defined as the amount of money spent on something.

Example
The Commercial Medicines Unit works collaboratively with both NHS pharmacists and suppliers in the collation and analysis of secondary care medicines spend on behalf of both the Department of Health and the NHS via its information systems.
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Jack inquired about the benefits of using a spendthrift trust and/or a discretionary trust.
A beneficiary of discretionary DILITs does not need to rely on a spendthrift provision because neither the current distribution interest nor any subsequent interest is a property interest under state law.
That is, on a scale with tightwad on one end and spendthrift on the other, people on one side tend to fall in love with people on the other.
To your intense spendthrift sun I bring/only a mister's hoarded match-flame.
We live in an atrociously spendthrift society, where people do not know the difference between what they need and what they want and what they "must have".
A spendthrift trust protects the assets of the trust from the claims of the beneficiaries' creditors.
People don't remember being consulted on having their pension pots raided by a spendthrift Chancellor and they certainly don't recall being asked if they wanted the lawless society we have today.
If you have a child who has made some bad choices and has a special problem that upsets you, such as being a spendthrift or using drugs, see your attorney.
Spendthrift Assembly Government bosses, meanwhile, would do well to learn from their colleagues at Llandysul Community Council in Ceredigion.
Things are going to get much worse before they get better, but at least the new accounting rules will force our spendthrift representatives to confront fiscal reality and start working on solutions.
With cuts threatened across a range of council services, this type of cavalier use of taxpayers' money shows an insensitive and spendthrift disdain which cannot be justified.
As Veronique de Rugy's story on "The Federal Budget's Long Emergency" (page 44) explains, the COP majority has taken to hiding its spendthrift ways through the innovative use of "supplemental" and "emergency" appropriation bills, which don't require the same sort of disclosure and discussion as regular legislation.