Meaning of “greenback” in the English Dictionary

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"greenback" in British English

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greenbacknoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡriːn.bæk/ us /ˈɡriːn.bæk/ US old-fashioned slang

(Definition of “greenback” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"greenback" in American English

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greenbacknoun [ C ]

us /ˈɡrinˌbæk/

any piece of US paper money:

He took out a thick wad of greenbacks.

(Definition of “greenback” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"greenback" in Business English

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greenbacknoun [ C ]

/ˈɡriːnbæk/ uk us US informal MONEY

the American dollar, as referred to in relation to currency trading:

Economic growth will affect the global demand for greenbacks.
The new currency has lost around 10% of its value against the greenback.

(Definition of “greenback” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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