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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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Taken together, these results suggest that countries that spend more on social services also spend more on health care.
In terms of the main media houses, NASA spent spent more money on Citizen TV while Jubilee channelled its ad spends across a wide variety of TV stations.
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In some cases, the presence of less palatable candidates at the top of the ballot may force down-ballot candidates to spend more in order to get the word out.
Currently, the millennial generation spends an average of $85 per day and accounts for 28% of all daily per-person consumer spending in the U.S.
According to a report on consumer spends for 2015 by Network International domestic spends have increased 13 per cent over 2014, while overall card spends in the UAE grew by nine per cent over 2014.
Thomas McNutt raised $164,399, spent $79,778 and ended with $148, 832 left to spend.
The argument makes intrinsic sense to many: if one school district spends significantly more educating its students, then of course those students will perform better academically.
Even though they spend the most for their entire visit, Americans spend the lowest average amount on hotel restaurants and meals, with the Chinese still willing to spend the most on hotel restaurants.
Adaptive rule utilization is driven by the desire to spend more during years of plenty; stable rules reallocate higher returns to offset years with lower returns.
With the ongoing focus on cost reduction, many organizations are devoting more time to spend management--the process by which they analyze their spending patterns to identify opportunities for long-term savings.