sterling - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] 

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  1. 1
    economics the standard unit of money in the UK

    You can buy traveller’s cheques in sterling or foreign currency.

    sterling falls/rises:

    Sterling fell two cents against the dollar on the Stock Market today.

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    sterling silver

    silver of a standard quality

    a sterling silver bracelet

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