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English definition of “quid”

quid

noun [C]
 
 
/kwɪd/ informal MONEY
(plural quid) one pound in British money: I make about fifteen quid an hour. The tax benefits mean you are only paying 40p for a quid's worth of shares.
be quids in to save or make a lot of money from something: Select the most appropriate gas and electricity suppliers and you could be quids in. You'll be quids in if the market takes off now.
(Definition of quid from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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