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pound signnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpɑʊnd ˌsɑɪn/
  • pound sign noun [C] (TELEPHONE KEY)

the ​symbol # on a ​telephone or ​computerkey: Enter ​yourSocialSecuritynumber, then ​press the pound sign.
  • pound sign noun [C] (MONEY)

the ​symbol £, which is put in ​front of ​amounts of ​money in ​pounds
(Definition of pound sign from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pound sign”
in Chinese (Simplified) 英镑符号…
in Chinese (Traditional) 英鎊符號…
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