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pocketbook

noun [C]  us   /ˈpɑk·ɪtˌbʊk/ (also bag, handbag, purse)
a bag, often with a handle or a strap going over the shoulder, used esp. by women for carrying money and small items such as keys: I have a map in my pocketbook. Someone’s pocketbook is that person's finances or ability to pay for something: The sales tax hits consumers in the pocketbook.
Translations of “pocketbook”
in Korean 핸드백…
in Arabic حَقيبة يَدّ نِسائيّة…
in Portuguese bolsa feminina…
in Catalan bossa de mà…
in Japanese ハンドバッグ…
in Italian borsetta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 女用手提包…
in Russian женская сумка, карман, деньги…
in Turkish para cüzdanı, gelir, kazanç…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女用手提包…
in Polish torebka, kieszeń…
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