Dollar - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdɑːlər|  American pronunciation of the word dollar
Brit.  |ˈdɒlə|  British pronunciation of the word dollar

noun

- the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 cents
- a piece of paper money worth one dollar (syn: buck, clam)
- a United States coin worth one dollar

the dollar coin has never been popular in the United States

- a symbol of commercialism or greed

he worships the almighty dollar
the dollar sign means little to him

Examples

She had to pay hundreds of dollars in auto repairs.

She put a wrinkled dollar down on the counter.

The dollar dropped sharply against the pound.

The dollar is worth more in Mexico.

It cost three dollars.

You can pay in dollars or euros at the airport.

the dollar coin has never been popular in the United States

the dollar sign means little to him

He found a dollar on the ground.

She spent every available dollar on her hobby.

An increase in the value of the dollar

The dollar is the principal unit of American currency.

The Canadian dollar is strengthening against the U.S. dollar.

I have a dollar in coins.

Stock prices are up after the dollar's rally yesterday.

Word forms

noun
singular: dollar
plural: dollars
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