Translation of "pound" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /paʊnd/

A2 the unit of money used in the UK

a hundred pounds/£100

written abbreviation lb a unit for measuring weight, equal to 453.6 grams or 16 ounces

a pound of potatoes
The baby weighed just four pounds when she was born.

(Translation of “pound” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /paund/

(also pound sterling

libra esterlina
usually abbreviated to $L when written with a number) the standard unit of British currency, 100 (new) pence.

(usually abbreviated to lb(s)when written with a number) a measure of weight (0.454 kilograms).


(Translation of “pound” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)