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pennyworth

noun [S] uk   /ˈpen.i.wəθ/ /ˈpen.əθ/ us    /ˈpen.i.wɚθ/
( UK penn'orth) old-fashioned as much of something as could be bought for a penny a small amount of something: It won't make a pennyworth of difference to me.
Translations of “pennyworth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 價值一便士的東西, 少量,些許…
in Chinese (Simplified) 价值一便士的东西, 少量,些许…
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