the pound

noun

Definition of the pound

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: the value of the basic unit of money in the United Kingdom and some other countries (called a pound) when it is compared to another unit of money The dollar dropped sharply against the pound. the strength/weakness of the pound

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“The pound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20pound. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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