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English definition of “nut”

nut

noun [U] (MONEY)    /nʌt/ US informal
the amount of money necessary to operate a business or cover your costs : With two houses , three cars and child-support payments , he just couldn't meet his nut, even with a second job .General words for amounts of moneyLarge amounts of moneySmall amounts of money
(Definition of nut noun (MONEY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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