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hard cash

noun [U] uk   us  
money in the form of coins or notes but not cheques or a credit card
Translations of “hard cash”
in Chinese (Traditional) 現金,現鈔…
in Russian наличные деньги…
in Turkish nakit/peşin para, (argo) trink para…
in Chinese (Simplified) 现金,现钞…
in Polish gotówka…
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