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phrasal verb with cash uk   us   /kæʃ/ verb, T
[I or T] FINANCE to ​exchange something such as an ​investment for ​cash: cash in shares/bonds These ​bonds can be ​cashed in at any ​time. If you own a with-profits ​policy, you're likely to have to ​pay an ​adjustment if you ever want to ​cash it in. You should ​regularlyreview your securities; it may be ​time to ​cash in and ​look for another ​opportunity.
[I] informal , often disapproving to make ​money from a ​situation, especially in a way that is not ​fair or honest: They have ​cashed in at the ​expense of ordinary sports fans.cash in on sth The parade has become very ​commercialized as ​businesses have ​cashed in on the 'pink ​pound'.
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