Definitions

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  • adj. Not spending money.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ spending

Examples

  • Republicans in the House of Representatives were closing in on passage of a one-week stop-gap funding measure that would cut $12 billion in federal spending, but which includes nonspending provisions Democrats have assailed.

    World Watch

  • He will raise taxes, of course, but he may also feel forced to bow to a clamorous base with the nonspending items they favor: the rewriting of union law to force greater unionization of smaller shops, for instance, and a return to a "fairness doctrine" that would limit free speech on the air.

    Obama and the Runaway Train

  • Some of them are high-profile spending initiatives, others are nonspending initiatives, but most of them have come forward in the context of the integrated plan that we set out two and one-half years ago.

    The Economy in Transition

  • Democrats had said throughout the day that the sticking point revolved around nonspending provisions, but Republicans said the measures were in line with provisions Democrats previously supported.

    WSJ.com: What's News US

  • Boehner also is defending a series of contentious nonspending provisions that passed the House.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • The plan is worth 57 trillion yen overall, including nonspending items such as tax cuts and credit guarantees, which Aso said was "the biggest in history."

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  • The plan is worth 57 trillion yen overall including nonspending items such as tax cuts and credit guarantees, which Aso said was "the biggest in history."

    Reflector - Latest Headlines from The Daily Reflector

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