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money

noun [U]  /ˈmʌn·i/ us  
the coins or bills with their value on them that are used to buy things, or the total amount of these that someone has: I need a dollar – have you got any money on you? There’s not much money in our savings account. 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.
Translations of “money”
in Korean 돈…
in Arabic نُقود…
in French argent…
in Turkish para, nakit…
in Italian denaro, soldi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 貨幣, 錢,金錢, 財產…
in Russian деньги…
in Polish pieniądze…
in Spanish dinero…
in Portuguese dinheiro…
in German das Geld…
in Catalan diners…
in Japanese お金…
in Chinese (Simplified) 货币, 钱,金钱, 财产…
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