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English definition of “pound sign”

pound sign

noun [C]  /ˈpɑʊnd ˌsɑɪn/ us  

pound sign noun [C] (TELEPHONE KEY)

the symbol # on a telephone or computer key: Enter your Social Security number, then press the pound sign.

pound sign noun [C] (MONEY)

the symbol £, which is put in front of amounts of money in pounds
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