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English definition of “sterling”

sterling

noun [U]     /ˈstɜːlɪŋ/ MONEY, ECONOMICS
the British system of currency , based on the pound : sterling rises/falls Sterling rose against the dollar to $1.5522.in sterling Our prices are in sterling. You can pay in pounds sterling or in US dollars .
(Definition of sterling noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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