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"gold mine" in British English

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gold minenoun

uk   /ˈɡəʊld ˌmaɪn/ us   /ˈɡoʊld ˌmaɪn/
[C] a place where gold is taken from the ground
[S] something that produces wealth or information: The archive is a gold mine for historians.
(Definition of gold mine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gold mine" in American English

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gold minenoun [C]

/ˈɡoʊld ˌmɑɪn/
  • gold mine noun [C] (PLACE)

a place where gold is removed from the ground
  • gold mine noun [C] (OPPORTUNITY)

an opportunity for making a lot of money: In the eyes of real estate developers, this property was truly a gold mine.
(Definition of gold mine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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