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[spen-duh-buh l] /ˈspɛn də bəl/
available for spending.
Origin of spendable
1490-1500; spend + -able
Related forms
unspendable, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Travelers checks offer consumers the benefit of a safe means of carrying spendable currency when they travel.
  • Indexation with the latter measure would result in changes in indexed benefits paralleling the spendable earnings of wage earners.
  • The fund is comprised of the dedicated discharge account, retention account and the spendable account.
  • The amount that is set aside reduces current taxable income and increases spendable, take home pay.
  • The appropriation acts will authorize non-spendable commitment items for some business areas.
  • Similarly, expenditures are generally recognized when an event or transaction is expected to draw on current spendable resources.
  • Your spendable income will increase by the amount of your tax savings.

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