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moneynoun [U]

 us   /ˈmʌn·i/
the ​coins or ​bills with ​theirvalue on them that are used to ​buy things, or the ​totalamount of these that someone has: I need a ​dollar – have you got any money on you? There’s not much money in ​oursavingsaccount. We ​spent a lot of money redecorating the ​house. I ​save money on ​groceries by using ​coupons. He makes a lot of money as a ​contractor. The ​job wasn’t ​exciting, but the money (= ​amount of ​pay) was good.
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moneynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈmʌn.i/
A1 coins or notes (= ​specialpieces of ​paper) that are used to ​buy things, or an ​amount of these that a ​person has: "How much money do you have on you?" "€100 in ​notes and a few ​coins." We ​invested the money in a high-interest ​bankaccount. I ​wanted to ​buy it but it cost too much money (= was too ​expensive). We spent so much money ​redecorating the ​house that we didn't have any ​left over for a ​holiday. You'll have to change some money (= ​buy some ​foreign money) at the ​bank. How much money do you earn? He ​enjoyedacting but he wasn't making (= ​earning) much money. Her ​investments haven't made (= ​produced as ​profit) much money this ​year. They madetheir money (= ​becamerich) in the ​fashionbusiness. He ​tried to ​persuade me to put money into the ​company (= ​invest in the ​company). The ​schoolneeds to raise (= ​collect) money for new ​playgroundequipment. Try to save (= ​keep) some money for ​yourholiday. We're saving (= not ​spending as much) money by using ​volunteers. I didn't like the ​job, but the money (= ​amount of ​pay) was good. Money is tight/​short (= we don't have much money) at the ​moment. I had some very ​expensivedentaltreatmentrecently, but it was money well ​spent - it'll ​save me ​problems in the ​future.money in sth If you say that there is money in something, you ​mean that the ​activity will ​produce a ​profit: There's money in ​sport these ​days. If you ​help us, there's money in it for you.
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moneynoun

uk   us   /ˈmʌni/ MONEY
[U] the ​value of what a ​person or ​organizationowns, ​keeps in a ​bank, has in ​investments, or ​spends: His ​estate is ​worth a lot of money. She makes more money than he does. Publishers earn money from their ​content.lose/spend/waste money We ​waste money on ​plants and decorations that we could be ​spending on ​salaries.borrow/lend/save money Lending money is a way to ensure that you get a say in how the ​borrowerruns his ​business.pour/pump/put money into sth Pumping more money into the ​company isn't going to make ​customers want the ​product.donate/invest/raise money Donate money now to make a difference in your ​community.
[U] the ​coins or ​papercurrency which can be used to ​buy things: He used to ​keep his money under the mattress. Patrons threw money into the fountain.
monies (also moneys) [plural] LAW different ​amounts of money taken together: He made a mistake by ​mixingclients' monies with the monies from his ​constructioncompany.
at the money FINANCE options (= ​agreements to ​buy or ​sell particular ​shares, etc. in the future) are at the money when they could be used to ​buy or ​sellshares without making a ​profit or a ​loss: The ​optionssold at the money.
in the money FINANCE options are in the money when they could be used to ​buy or ​sellshares for a ​profit: In traditional ​stockoptionplans, unless ​options are in the money, they are not ​exercised. informal having a lot of money: It's not just the ​oilcompanies that are in the money: high ​oilpricesboostgovernmentrevenue.
out of the money FINANCE options are out of the money when they would make a ​loss if they were used to ​buy or ​sellshares: With the ​sharescurrentlytrading at $50.53, however, these ​calls are out of the money.
make money to ​earn a lot of money from a ​job or an ​investment: Making money is the only reason I ​work on Wall Street.
be/pour/throw, etc. money down the drain to ​waste money: In propping up these ​industries, is the ​government throwing ​taxpayers' money down the ​drain?
make/lose money hand over fist to make or ​lose a lot of money very quickly: Like many ​Internetcompanies, they ​lost money ​hand over fist at first.
sb's money is on sb/sth used to say that someone ​strongly believes that a particular thing is likely to ​happen or a particular ​person is likely to be the one to do something: My money is on the ​bondmarkets getting it ​right.
the smart/clever money is on sb/sth used to say that ​people who know a lot about a ​situationstrongly believe that a particular thing is likely to ​happen or a particular ​person is likely to be the one to do something: One ​airline has already ​filed for ​bankruptcyprotection, and the ​smart money is on others ​joining them soon.
money talks used to say that money ​influencespeople, or that ​people with money tend to be listened to: Money ​talks in ​politics.
there's money in sth used to say that an ​activity will ​produce a ​profit: There's a lot of money in ​electronics. If you take this ​car to Texas, there's money in it for you.
(Definition of money from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “money”
in Korean 돈…
in Arabic نُقود…
in Malaysian wang…
in French argent…
in Russian деньги…
in Chinese (Traditional) 貨幣, 錢,金錢, 財產…
in Italian denaro, soldi…
in Turkish para, nakit…
in Polish pieniądze…
in Spanish dinero…
in Vietnamese tiền…
in Portuguese dinheiro…
in Thai เงิน…
in German das Geld…
in Catalan diners…
in Japanese お金…
in Chinese (Simplified) 货币, 钱,金钱, 财产…
in Indonesian uang…
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