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the grey pound

noun [S] uk   UK ( US the gray dollar) us  
the money that older people as a group have available to spend
Translations of “the grey pound”
in Chinese (Traditional) 灰鎊(老年人手中可支配的錢)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 灰镑(老年人手中可支配的钱)…
(Definition of the grey pound from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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