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English definition of “sterling”


adjective (METAL)    /ˈstɜː.lɪŋ/ US  /ˈstɝː-/
(of precious metal , especially silver ) of a fixed standard of purity : a sterling silver candlestick Metals and metalworkingChemical elements
(Definition of sterling adjective (METAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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