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verb British English pronunciation: space /speɪs/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyspace
he/she/itspaces
present participlespacing
past tensespaced
past participlespaced
  1. 1

    space

    or

    space out

    [transitive] to arrange objects, events, activities etc so that they are a particular time or distance apart

    Space your workouts two days apart to avoid sore muscles.

    Bean plants should be spaced three inches apart.

  2. 2

    space

    or

    space out

    [intransitive] mainly American informal to not pay attention to someone or something because you are thinking, tired, bored etc

    Say that again please. I spaced for a minute.

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Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on

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