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From Drug watchdog NICE 'spends more on 'spin' than tests on new treatments' | Mail Online
In the sentence below, what does "froked out" mean?
The money forked out on press officers, marketing executives and consultants included £25,000 on top public relations firm Weber Shandwick to defend NICE's ban on Alzheimer's drugs.
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"fork out" = spend/spent
Comes from the action of digging up underground vegetables with a fork.