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noun [countable] amount pronunciation in American English /əˈmaʊnt/
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  1. a quantity of money

    This amount should be paid within two weeks.

    1. a.
      a quantity of something

      You only need a small amount.

      amount of:

      A computer can store a vast amount of information.

      A certain amount of stress can be a good thing.

 

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