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English definition of “nickel”


noun     /ˈnɪkl/
[U] NATURAL RESOURCES, PRODUCTION a silver-white metal used in manufacturing : Russia is the world's largest miner of nickel ore .
[C] MONEY a US or Canadian coin worth five cents : They raised the tax by a nickel a gallon .
(Definition of nickel noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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