how to pronounce spending


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The above transcription of spending is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

spending is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of spending in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… upgrades Washington DC is spending 2.6 …”

meanings of spending


  1. An amount that has been, or is planned to be spent.
  2. Gerund of spend, expenditure.


  1. Present participle of spend.

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