Meaning of “a small fortune” in the English Dictionary

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"a small fortune" in British English

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a small fortune

informal

a large amount of money:

You'll have to spend a small fortune in legal fees if you decide to sue for compensation.

(Definition of “a small fortune” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"a small fortune" in American English

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a small fortune

an amount of money that seems to be a lot:

Getting the car fixed will cost a small fortune.

(Definition of “a small fortune” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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