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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspentspent1 /spent/  x-refthe past tense and past participle of spendspentspent2 adjective  1 USE somethingalready used, and now empty or useless He tried to eject the spent cartridge and reload. spent matches2 a spent force3 literaryTIRED extremely tired
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spentCouldn't tell unless I went back to look for spent arrows, which I wasn't going to do.Spent bullet shells littered the ground.Reprocessing spent nuclear fuel rods increases the volume of waste and should be undertaken only when necessary for safety reasons.The general opinion was that it had fizzled out; like a spent squib, it hadn't even given one burst.
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