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noun as in disbursement

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noun as in enjoyment

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noun as in outlay

noun as in shopping

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In North America, they’re generally available year-round, though they’re at their peak from early fall to early spring, and they’re sweeter after spending a frost on the stalk.

The Nationals spent just one season with Fresno because the coronavirus wiped out minor league baseball in 2020.

Walke said he will spend the holiday at home, even though he has not seen his parents in months.

“Whatever resources I have, I just kind of spent it to try it out,” he said.

These days she estimates she spends up to two hours a day on Facebook, even while checking Twitter more.

At the same time, campaigns are spending less while the special-interest groups are spending more.

I was thinking about retiring from modeling, but spending that time with them rekindled that bug.

AFP admitted spending more than $10 million to back him in 2011 and 2012.

In other words, runaway defense spending is a bipartisan problem.

His claim that taxpayers are spending millions of dollars for each detainee rates True.

It ended on a complaint that she was 'tired rather and spending my time at full length on a deck-chair in the garden.'

The doctor had been spending Easter at Cannes, and the dowager had devoutly prayed that he might not yet return.

She is spending the summer near Deppe, and he hears her play the programme she is going to give in Berlin next winter, every day.

His most specific charge was that in Mesopotamia they were "spending money like water in looking for oil."

The people at the Towers seem to think as lightly about spending money as we would about using the water from our well.

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On this page you'll find 135 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spending, such as: expenditure, outlay, cost, disposal, expense, and outgoing.

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