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Small amounts of money

pittance

noun

an amount of money that is so small that it seems unfair

subsistence

noun

the smallest amount of food or money that you need to stay alive

pocket money

noun

a small amount of money that you earn and spend on things that are not very important

peanuts

noun

a very small amount of money

pin money

noun

a small amount of money that you can spend for pleasure

chicken feed

noun

an amount of money that is too small to be satisfactory

sou

noun

a very small amount of money

nominal

adjective

a nominal amount of money is a very small amount which is much less than something is really worth

not go far

if an amount of money does not go far, you cannot buy much with it

a red cent

a very small amount of money

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the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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