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Meaning of “petrodollar” in the English Dictionary

"petrodollar" in British English

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petrodollarnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpet.rəʊˌdɒl.ər/  us   /-roʊˌdɑː.lɚ/
(Definition of petrodollar from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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petrodollarnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpetrəʊˌdɒlər/
ECONOMICS, MONEY, NATURAL RESOURCES a ​unit of ​moneyearned by countries that ​produceoil for ​sale to other countries: Petrodollars have ​maintained the country's ​wealth.
(Definition of petrodollar from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “petrodollar”
in Chinese (Simplified) 石油美元(出售石油所得的美元)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 石油美元(出售石油所得的美元)…
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