Meaning of “petty cash” in the English Dictionary

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"petty cash" in American English

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petty cashnoun [ U ]

us /ˈpet̬·i ˈkæʃ/

a small amount of money kept for buying cheap items, esp. in an office

(Definition of “petty cash” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"petty cash" in Business English

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petty cashnoun [ U ]

uk us

MONEY, WORKPLACE a small amount of money kept in an office for buying small things when they are needed:

We pay for taxis out of petty cash.

(Definition of “petty cash” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)