dollar - definition and synonyms

noun economics 

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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
    1. a.
      used for talking about US economic power

      the mighty dollar

  3.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    an informal word for money

    Thanks for the dollar mum!

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 02/12/2014
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