gold mine Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"gold mine" in British English

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gold minenoun

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[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)

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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 ​realestate 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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