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spend·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spending, disbursement, disbursal, outlaynoun

    the act of spending or disbursing money

  2. outgo, spending, expenditure, outlaynoun

    money paid out; an amount spent

Wikipedia

  1. spending

    Consumption is the act of using resources to satisfy current needs and wants. It is seen in contrast to investing, which is spending for acquisition of future income. Consumption is a major concept in economics and is also studied in many other social sciences. Different schools of economists define consumption differently. According to mainstream economists, only the final purchase of newly produced goods and services by individuals for immediate use constitutes consumption, while other types of expenditure — in particular, fixed investment, intermediate consumption, and government spending — are placed in separate categories (see consumer choice). Other economists define consumption much more broadly, as the aggregate of all economic activity that does not entail the design, production and marketing of goods and services (e.g. the selection, adoption, use, disposal and recycling of goods and services).Economists are particularly interested in the relationship between consumption and income, as modelled with the consumption function. A similar realist structural view can be found in consumption theory, which views the Fisherian intertemporal choice framework as the real structure of the consumption function. Unlike the passive strategy of structure embodied in inductive structural realism, economists define structure in terms of its invariance under intervention.

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  1. spending

    Spending refers to the act of using money to purchase goods, services or investments. It can also refer to the allocation or distribution of resources, time, or effort towards a particular activity, project, or goal. Economically, spending is a key factor that influences the overall state of the economy, impacting various sectors including businesses, employment, and inflation rates.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spending

    of Spend

  2. Spendingnoun

    the act of expending; expenditure

Editors Contribution

  1. spendingverb

    Verb form of the word spend.

    The unity government spending was in line with the forecasted spending.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 3, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spending' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2840

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spending' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2192

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spending' in Nouns Frequency: #1196

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spending in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of spending in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Spijkerboer:

    Policymakers in Germany, the Netherlands and Britain said this kind of large-scale mission encourages people to cross and leads to more lives lost. But after the big shipwreck in April they changed their minds, they are now spending more money on something which a few months ago they said would cost lives. It's irresponsible to make these major policy decisions without asking whether the factual assumptions are right.

  2. Finance Minister Luis Videgaray:

    We need to start preparing ourselves for the adjustment, we're left with only one option, and that's reducing public spending.

  3. Michael Markey:

    Tudor has shown as a businesswoman in Michigan’s steel industry that she is an innovator and a disruptor, and exactly who we need to defeat Wrecken Gretchen, as we saw just yesterday, Wrecken Gretchen repealed $20 million dollars of funding to crisis pregnancy centers and adoption services, we need someone in office who stands for life and for Michigander families; Tudor, a mom of four, is that candidate. Dixon will be a fearless fighter for life, restoring business in Michigan, and getting our economy back on track. We will be doing all we can to get her into the Governor’s office, including spending well into the six digits to support her campaign.

  4. Steven Mnuchin:

    We have actually now agreed on the spending numbers for both years, we're now working on offsets and certain structural issues and as part of this, we've agreed that there would be a long-term debt ceiling extension.

  5. Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur:

    We recognise the critical importance of infrastructure in driving economic growth but we are confronted with the constraints on public resources that require that we curtail public spending therefore it is necessary to turn to the private sector.

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