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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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We address this limitation by focusing on the effect of school spending on such long-run outcomes as educational attainment and earnings rather than on test scores.
GCC states top the charts with their spending on meals: KSA, Kuwait and Qatar, each of whom spend 60% more than an average person per meal (average ticket size of AED 180).
Consumer spending in electronic devices also increased by 22% to stand at $37.2 during the first 15 days of the festival, compared to $30.5m in 2014.
Clothing spend grew 13.8 per cent, supermarket spending was up 8.9 per cent, and department stores saw a 4.1 per cent increase.
Local TV ad spending is now expected to grow a whopping 15 percent for the year compared to 2011, according to Wieser, and a primary driver of that growth has been staggering spending levels by political campaigns and Super PACs.
Adopting a rule to fulfill spending objectives can help in better overseeing an endowment's performance.
Awareness of what is being spent with which vendors not only allows an organization to consolidate its spending and supplier base, but also gives it the ability to conduct purchasing at a faster rate.
"The top 10 spend days data clearly shows that consumer spending in the UAE grew towards the end of the year, possibly in line with the festive season," said Eyad Al-Kourdi, vice president and country manager, UAE, MasterCard Worldwide.
While Kantar pegged local newspaper ad spending declining 4.6 percent, it said that national newspaper ad spending was up 2.7 percent and Spanish-language newspaper spending was up two percent.
Saudi Arabia will lead the IT spending followed by the UAE this year.
Emptoris customers have analyzed more than $9 trillion in corporate spending from 440 billion transactions using Emptoris Spend Analysis, the company says, adding that Forrester Research has given Emptoris a perfect score and the top ranking for its current spend analysis product offering.
Last winter Republican leaders promised to cut spending and end corruption, but as spring turned into summer those same leaders opted instead for crass efforts to write bans on gay marriage and flag burning into the U.S.