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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
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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)
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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