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small change

noun [U]  /smɔl ˈtʃeɪndʒ/ us  
coins of little value, or a small amount of money: I only had some small change in my pocket. The cost of this project is small change compared to the one we'll be starting next year.
Translations of “small change”
in Chinese (Traditional) 小面值硬幣, 零錢, 廉價的東西…
in Russian мелочь, мелкие деньги…
in Turkish bozuk para…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小面值硬币, 零钱, 廉价的东西…
in Polish drobne…
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