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Meaning of “loose change” in the English Dictionary

"loose change" in British English

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loose changenoun [U]

uk   us  
the ​coins that you have in ​yourpocket or purse
(Definition of loose change from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"loose change" in Business English

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loose changenoun [U]

uk   us   MONEY
the ​coins that you ​carry with you: Carry some ​loosechange to make ​emergencypublictelephonecalls. In the ​world of ​bigbusiness, £20m is little more than ​loosechange.
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(Definition of loose change from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “loose change”
in Chinese (Simplified) 零钱,硬币…
in Chinese (Traditional) 零錢,硬幣…
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