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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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play with Silver Spender Odeon Location: Nationwide odeon.
Spender not only further boosted the star's popularity, but gave us an early glimpse of future Benidorm star and Loose Woman Denise Welch, and Sammy Johnson who played Nail's criminal sidekick, Stick.
Described as "ardent and eager in his enthusiasm for life", Spender had published a book of poems, Laughing Blood, before his death.
REASONS: Dr John Canning Picture by DOUG MOODY SHOCK STUDY: Middlesbrough was the biggest spender in the country at pounds 15.
Identifying high spenders by means of market segmentation can therefore assist festivals such as the Aardklop National Arts Festival in targeting profitable markets.
McDonald's, KFC and Pizza Hut are the top spenders in the fast-food section while Crowne Plaza, Sheraton and InterContinental appear as top spenders in hotels in 2010.
Spender pushes his boss's patience with his bending of the rules, but it was his relationship with ex-wife Frances (Denise Welch) and children that gave the series added depth.
One of the strengths of this biography is the nuanced charting of the relationship between Spender and Menzies, before and after as well as during this period.
Spender has suffered from the 'overarching genius of Auden'.
said Friday Executive Vice President Philip Spender will leave his post and return to Ford Motor Co.
I'm not a massive spender, but I like to buy quality items which will last, as well as pick up the odd bargain.
In scathing comments issued from the bench last month, Justice Jeffrey Spender said the ABCC turned a 'blind eye' to dishonest employer behaviour and had failed to act in an even-handed way in its pursuit of the Plumbers Union and its Queensland secretary, Bradley O'Carroll.