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"wallet" in British English

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walletnoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɒl.ɪt/ us   /ˈwɑː.lɪt/
A2 US also billfold a small folding case for carrying paper money, credit cards and other flat objects, that can be carried in a pocket and is used especially by men: He pulled out a big, fat wallet stuffed with bank notes.
US UK purse a small container for carrying coins, paper money, and credit cards, used especially by women
a flat, folding bag that is used for holding documents, for example passports

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(Definition of wallet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wallet" in American English

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walletnoun [C]

us   /ˈwɑl·ɪt, ˈwɔ·lɪt/
a small, folding case for paper money, credit cards (= plastic cards you use to buy things), other cards that you want to carry with you, and sometimes coins: a leather wallet
(Definition of wallet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"wallet" in Business English

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walletnoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɒlɪt/ us  
a small case for carrying money, credit cards, and small personal documents: Using video on your website will motivate potential buyers to get out their wallet.
(Definition of wallet from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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