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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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An official of NHA told reporter on Tuesday that Rs 5,861.999 million were spent on rehabilitation, Rs 36,630.58 million on periodic maintenance and Rs 17,075.126 million on routine maintenance during past seven years.
An amount of Rs99 billion was spent under the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) during previous year from Rs107 billion of the preceding year.
Jubilee Party spent the highest amount of money ahead of the August 8 general election, a report on political parties spending has revealed.
ISLAMABAD -- More than three-fourths of Rs462.7 billion, which is said to be spent by federal and provincial governments on poverty reduction programmes, have actually gone to meeting non-development expenditures including salary payments.
adults to report how much they spent "yesterday." The measure, based on more than 175,000 interviews annually, gives an indication of discretionary spending.
LAHORE -- The government of Punjab has spent a total of Rs 550 million on 'entertainment and gifts' for the officials of the government departments.
Because claim costs increased much faster than what health insurers spent in-house, on their own operations, total private health insurance spending increased 7.2 percent in 2015, to $1.1 trillion, or 33 percent of health spending, and 5.9 percent of GDP.
According to Advertising Analytics, the Clinton campaign and pro-Clinton PACs have spent more than $90 million on political ads since the end of the primaries.
Rick Perry spent $563,981 during the last six months of the year - most of it on lawyers - and ended 2015 with $718,241 on hand.
In most states, prior to the 1970s, the majority of resources spent on K-12 schooling was raised at the local level, through local property taxes.
Tourists from USA spent the highest of all nationalities to the region, at 21% of total spend-per-stay - a full 9 points ahead of the next-highest-spend group, Saudi Arabian nationals.