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"nest egg" in British English

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nest eggnoun [C]

uk   /ˈnest ˌeɡ/  us   /ˈnest ˌeɡ/
C2 an amount of money that has been saved or kept for a special purpose: Regular investment of small amounts of money is an excellent way of building a nest egg.
(Definition of nest egg from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"nest egg" in American English

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nest eggnoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈnest ˌeɡ/
money saved or kept for a special purpose: I have a little nest egg that I'm saving for college.
(Definition of nest egg from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"nest egg" in Business English

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nest eggnoun [C]

uk   us   informal
MONEY a sum of money that has been saved or kept for a special purpose: build (up)/create a nest egg Regular investment of small amounts of money is an excellent way of building a nest egg. a retirement nest egg
(Definition of nest egg from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nest egg”
in Chinese (Simplified) 备用的钱, 储备金…
in Chinese (Traditional) 備用的錢, 儲備金…
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