nickel Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"nickel" in British English

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nickelnoun

uk   us   /ˈnɪk.l̩/

nickel noun (METAL)

[U] (symbol Ni) a ​chemicalelement that is a silver-white ​metal: a nickel ​alloy

nickel noun (COIN)

[C] a US or ​Canadiancoinworth five cents
(Definition of nickel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"nickel" in American English

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nickelnoun

 us   /ˈnɪk·əl/

nickel noun (COIN)

[C] (in the US and Canada) a ​coinworth five ​cents

nickel noun (METAL)

[U] a silver-white ​metal: Nickel is ​useful because of ​itsresistance to ​corrosion.
(Definition of nickel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"nickel" in Business English

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nickelnoun

uk   us   /ˈnɪkl/
[U] NATURAL RESOURCES, PRODUCTION a silver-white metal used in ​manufacturing: Russia is the world's largest ​miner of nickel ore.
[C] MONEY a US or Canadian ​coinworth five ​cents: They ​raised the ​tax by a nickel a ​gallon.
(Definition of nickel from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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