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noun economics     dollar pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] the unit of money used in the US and in several other countries such as Canada and Australia. Its symbol is $

    a coat costing one hundred dollars

    a multi-million dollar deal

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    1. a.
      a banknote or coin worth a dollar

      a dollar bill

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  2. 2

    the dollar

    [singular] used for talking about the value of US money, especially in comparison with that of other countries
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    an informal word for money

    Thanks for the dollar mum!

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