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noun [uncountable] money pronunciation in American English /ˈmʌni/
 
  1. what you earn, save, invest and use to pay for things. Money can be kept in a bank, where it can earn interest. If you have a bank account, you can pay for things with a check

    No, I can't come – I don't have any money.

    make/earn money:

    The business has made more money this year.

    spend money (on something):

    We've spent a lot of money on this house.

    cost (someone) money:

    It would have cost us a lot of money to cancel the event.

    borrow money:

    I have had to borrow money from my family.

    save money (=avoid spending money):

    You can save money by taking your own lunch.

    save money (=put money somewhere so that you can spend it later):

    They're trying to save money so that they can go to Florida this winter.

    money coming in (=money being earned and available to spend):

    He had no job so there was no money coming in.

    have money on you (=have money in your pocket, etc.):

    Have you got any money on you?

    lose money (=earn less money than you spend):

    The industry is losing money and the government wants to sell it.

    birthday money (=money received as a birthday present):

    I'm going to spend my birthday money on some new clothes.

    raise money (=collect money for a particular purpose):

    Her bike ride will help raise money for charity.

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