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petty cashnoun [U]

 us   /ˈpet̬·i ˈkæʃ/
a ​smallamount of ​moneykept for ​buyingcheapitems, esp. in an ​office
(Definition of petty cash from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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petty cashnoun [U]

uk   us  
MONEY, WORKPLACE a ​smallamount of ​moneykept in an ​office for ​buyingsmall 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)
Translations of “petty cash”
in Chinese (Simplified) (办公室里的)小额现金,小额备用金…
in Chinese (Traditional) (辦公室裡的)小額現金,小額備用金…
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