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peanutsplural noun

us   /ˈpi·nəts, -ˌnʌts/ infml
a very small amount of money: They expect us to work for peanuts.
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peanutsnoun [U]

uk   /ˈpiːnʌts/ us   informal MONEY
an amount of money that is so small it is not worth working for or considering: earn/make/be paid peanuts They work long hours and earn peanuts. A fine of $2 million is peanuts to an organization of that size.
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