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pocketbooknoun [C]

uk   /ˈpɒk.ɪt.bʊk/  us   /ˈpɑː.kɪt-/ US
a woman's handbag : I need a new pocketbook to go with these shoes.sb's pocketbook the money that someone has, or someone's ability to pay for things: These new tax arrangements will hit everyone's pocketbook. Voters don't all realize how much the results could affect their pocketbooks.
Translations of “pocketbook”
in Korean 핸드백…
in Arabic حَقيبة يَدّ نِسائيّة…
in Portuguese bolsa feminina…
in Catalan bossa de mà…
in Japanese ハンドバッグ…
in Italian borsetta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 女用手提包…
in Russian женская сумка, карман, деньги…
in Turkish para cüzdanı, gelir, kazanç…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女用手提包…
in Polish torebka, kieszeń…
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