Definition of the poundtechnical
- The dollar dropped sharply against the pound.
- the strength/weakness of the pound
: any of various units of mass and weight
: the basic monetary unit of the United Kingdom —called also pound sterling
: any of numerous basic monetary units of other countries (such as Egypt, Lebanon, Syria) — see Money Table
: an enclosure for animals
: a depot for holding impounded personal property until redeemed by the owner
: a place or condition of confinement
: to reduce to powder or pulp by beating
: to strike heavily or repeatedly
: to produce with or as if with repeated vigorous strokes
: an act or sound of pounding
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