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buying powernoun [U]

uk   us   ECONOMICS, FINANCE
the ​ability of a ​person, ​group, or ​company to ​buy things, or the ​amount of ​money they have ​available to ​spend: Any ​rival is unlikely to ​touch the ​buyingpower of such a large ​corporation.
the ​amount of ​goods or ​services that ​money can ​buy: Increasing your ​contributions by 5% a ​year will ​double the ​buyingpower of your ​pension. The ​buyingpower of the British ​pound has rarely been ​stronger.
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