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Everything we know about human nature and about government tells us that individuals using their own money will achieve far more good for themselves and far more for others than politicians spending money they didn't have to work to earn.
Harry Browne

Meaning of "spending money" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SPENDING MONEY

spending money play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SPENDING MONEY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Spending money is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SPENDING MONEY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of spending money in the English dictionary

The definition of spending money in the dictionary is an allowance for small personal expenses; pocket money.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SPENDING MONEY

spence
spencer
Spencer Gulf
spend
spend a penny
spendable
spendall
spender
spending
spending power
spending spree
spends
spendthrift
spendy
Spengler
Spenser
Spenserian
Spenserian sonnet
Spenserian stanza
spent

WORDS THAT END LIKE SPENDING MONEY

big money
black money
blood money
call money
cheap money
easy money
even money
honey
in old money
in the money
money
Monopoly money
old money
on the money
paper money
pocket money
prize money
public money
ready money
smart money
start-up money

Synonyms and antonyms of spending money in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «spending money» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SPENDING MONEY

Find out the translation of spending money to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of spending money from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «spending money» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

零用钱
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dinero para gastos
570 millions of speakers

English

spending money
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पैसा खर्च
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إنفاق المال
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тратить деньги
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dinheiro para pequenas despesas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কিভাবে আপনি মিষ্টি হচ্ছে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

argent de poche
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

membelanjakan wang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Taschengeld
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

お小遣い
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

용돈
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mbuwang dhuwit
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chi tiêu tiền
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பணம் செலவழிக்கிறது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पैसे खर्च
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

para harcamak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fondi per le piccole spese
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kieszonkowego
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

витрачати гроші
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bani de buzunar
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τα χρήματα των δαπανών
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

geld te spandeer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fickpengar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lommepenger
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of spending money

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SPENDING MONEY»

The term «spending money» is quite widely used and occupies the 37.545 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SPENDING MONEY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about spending money

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10 QUOTES WITH «SPENDING MONEY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word spending money.
1
Michael Apted
He wasn't, but producers are by definition annoying because they have a different agenda from you. They're trying to stop you spending money and you're trying to not spend money, but at the same time we're great artists.
2
Stephen Baker
People didn't stop spending money, they just spent it on things that complement their PCs.
3
Harry Browne
Everything we know about human nature and about government tells us that individuals using their own money will achieve far more good for themselves and far more for others than politicians spending money they didn't have to work to earn.
4
Jarvis Cocker
Unless you're living on the street and surviving on a diet of discarded turkey drumsticks, there's no point in being gloomy. We've spent too long trying to cheer ourselves up by spending money on brightly coloured things we don't really need. We've stopped using our imaginations.
5
Ansel Elgort
I don't believe in spending money lavishly, now that I'm making money.
6
Adam Garcia
They spend an awful lot of money on I-don't-know-what in Hollywood movies; I certainly didn't get any of it. But they sure do love spending money.
7
Andrew Gould
I don't know the time frame exactly, but it's clear they're all going to want to start spending money again.
8
Jim Jordan
The American people are tired of the out-of-control spending, and they want Washington to get their act in order and stop spending money we don't have.
9
Marian Keyes
Regardless of the gender of the highest wage earner, the balance of power in the relationship will suffer if the higher earner uses control of the purse strings as a system of reward and punishment. It will also suffer if the lower earner takes a chippy, haughty attitude to spending money they haven't actually generated themselves.
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Charles Koppelman
When you're a music celebrity, your fans are used to spending money on you. They go to your shows. They want to look like you. They want to be like you. You become part of their life.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SPENDING MONEY»

Discover the use of spending money in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to spending money and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending
But scientific research shows that those intuitions are often wrong. Happy Money offers a tour of research on the science of spending, explaining how you can get more happiness for your money.
Elizabeth Dunn, Michael Norton, 2013
2
Not Your Parents' Money Book: Making, Saving, and Spending ...
This book talks about money through the ages, how money is actually made and spent, and the best ways for tweens to earn and save money.
Jean Chatzky, 2010
3
Spending Money
Explores the principles and choice involved with spending money as well as showing different ways of paying with money, such as with checks and credit cards.
Mary Firestone, 2004
4
Spending Money
Illustrates the many ways a child can spend money.
Tanya Thayer, 2002
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Spending Money
Discusses the things money can buy, what forms money can come in, such as cash, check, and credit, and what a budget is.
Dana Meachen Rau, 2010
6
Spending Money
Discusses concepts revolving around money, including spending, preparing a budget, loans, and credit cards.
Natalie M. Rosinsky, 2003
7
Money Talks: 12 Bible Based Sessions on Making, Saving, and ...
'Money Talks' provides youth workers with 10 Bible-based lessons on God's truths about getting, giving, saving, and spending money. It includes a CD-ROM with lesson outlines and many other helps.
Todd Temple, 2002
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The Backward Art of Spending Money
I THE BACKWARD ART OF SPENDING MONEY1 IN THE scheme of modern life, making money and spending money are strictly correlative arts. Of the two, spending is rated as both pleasanter and easier to practice. Certainly for most of us it ...
Wesley Clair Mitchell, Eli Ginzberg
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The Challenge of Wealth: A Jewish Perspective on Earning and ...
This book emphasizes the idea that concepts of morality and ethics (rather than economic systems) are the real basis for achieving economic justice and a more equitable market.
Meir Tamari, 1995
10
The Gallup Poll: Public Opinion 2005
Do you enjoy spending money or saving money? | Spending money Q Saving money 45% April 2001 April 2005 Americans are often berated for not saving enough, but consumer spending is so important to the nation's economic well- being ...
Alec Gallup, Frank Newport, 2006

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SPENDING MONEY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term spending money is used in the context of the following news items.
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Senate spending scandal: Was $23M audit worth it? Check back in …
“If there's one thing we're OK spending money on, it's holding powerful people to account,” said Aaron Wudrick, federal director for the right-leaning Canadian ... «Globalnews.ca, Jun 15»
2
Retail sales fall again. Why aren't Americans spending money? (+ …
Yet, they aren't spending money. US retail sales stumbled 0.8 percent in January, a far steeper drop than the 0.4 percent decline economists were expecting, ... «Christian Science Monitor, Feb 15»
3
Senate Endgame to Pass Spending Bill Thwarted by Late-Night Spat
Also opposing the spending bill are two Republican senators, Cruz and Mike ... the District of Columbia from spending money to legalize marijuana following a ... «Bloomberg, Dec 14»

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