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petrodollar

noun [C] uk   /ˈpet.rəʊˌdɒl.ər/  us   /-roʊˌdɑː.lɚ/
a unit of money earned by countries that produce petroleum for sale to other countries: Petrodollars have maintained Kuwait's wealth.
Translations of “petrodollar”
in Chinese (Traditional) 石油美元(出售石油所得的美元)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 石油美元(出售石油所得的美元)…
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