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purchasing powernoun [U]

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A person's ​purchasingpower is ​theirability to ​buygoods: The ​purchasingpower ofpeopleliving on ​investmentincome has ​fallen as ​interestrates have gone down. the ​value of ​moneyconsidered as the ​amount of ​goods it will ​buy: The ​purchasingpower of the ​averagehourlywage has ​risen in the last five ​years.
(Definition of purchasing power from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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purchasing powernoun [U]

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a ​measure of how much one ​unit of a particular ​currency can ​buy at a particular ​time: The ​purchasingpower of the ​dollar was much greater in the 1960s than now.
(Definition of purchasing power from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “purchasing power”
in Chinese (Simplified) 购买力, 货币的购买力…
in Chinese (Traditional) 購買力, 貨幣的購買力…
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