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"bullion" in British English

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bullionnoun [U]

uk   /ˈbʊl.i.ən/  us   /ˈbʊl.i.ən/
gold or silver in the form of bars: gold bullion
(Definition of bullion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bullionnoun [U]

 us   /ˈbʊl·jən/
pure gold or silver formed into bars: A shipment of gold bullion was stolen.
(Definition of bullion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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bullionnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈbʊliən/ ECONOMICS, FINANCE, MONEY
rare metal such as gold or silver, often in the form of thick blocks, that is bought and sold in large quantities as a commodity or investment: The price of gold bullion rose by 4.8%.
(Definition of bullion from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bullion”
in Spanish oro/plata en barras…
in Vietnamese nén…
in Malaysian jongkong…
in Thai แท่งเงินหรือทองจำนวนมาก…
in French lingot…
in German ungemünztes Gold/Silber…
in Chinese (Simplified) 金条, 银条…
in Turkish külçe…
in Russian слиток…
in Indonesian emas atau perak batangan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 金條, 銀條…
in Polish złoto lub srebro w sztabach…
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