Wordlist: Money basics - List 2

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exchange rate
 
the rate at which one currency can be exchanged for another, usually expressed as the value of the one in terms of the other
 
pound
 
the unit of currency used in the United Kingdom and its dependencies
 
penny
 
in the United Kingdom, a copper coin worth 1/100 of a pound sterling
 
dollar
 
official designation for currency in some parts of the world, including Canada, Australia, the United States, Hong Kong, and elsewhere
 
euro
 
the currency unit of the European Monetary Union, symbol: €
 
cent
 
a subunit of currency equal to one-hundredth of the euro, or the dollar
 
change
 
money given back when a customer hands over more than the exact price of an item; small denominations of money given in exchange for a larger denomination
 
cash
 
money in the form of notes/bills and coins, as opposed to checks or electronic transactions
 
in cash
 
 
cash payment
 
a payment made in cash
 
cash machine
 
an automated teller machine which gives out money from one's bank account
 
credit card
 
a plastic card, with a magnetic strip or an embedded microchip, connected to a credit account and used to buy goods or services
 
debit card
 
a card much like a credit card, but which takes money directly from the bank account, rather than borrowing money at a rate of interest, and uses a PIN instead of a signature
 
withdraw
 
to extract money from a bank account
 
overdraft
 
the act of using more money than one has in one's bank account
 
Pin number
 
a number used to confirm identity when using an ATM, or more recently when making payment using a credit card or debit card
 
 
  • exchange rate
    • exchange rate, exchange rates(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the rate at which one currency can be exchanged for another, usually expressed as the value of the one in terms of the other
    • Example:
      • Exchange rates rise and fall.
  • pound
    • pound, pounds[paʊnd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the unit of currency used in the United Kingdom and its dependencies
    • Example:
      • A room in London can cost over 30 Pounds.
      • Synonym(s):
        quid
  • penny
    • penny, pence[ˈpɛ.ni](noun)
    • Definition:
      • in the United Kingdom, a copper coin worth 1/100 of a pound sterling
    • Example:
      • It's 2 Pounds and 25 pence.
  • dollar
    • dollar, dollars[ˈdɒlə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • official designation for currency in some parts of the world, including Canada, Australia, the United States, Hong Kong, and elsewhere
    • Example:
      • The American dollar is losing some of its value.
      • Synonym(s):
        buck (AE)
  • euro
    • euro, euros[ˈjuəɹəʊ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the currency unit of the European Monetary Union, symbol: €
    • Example:
      • The Euro has been in use since 2002.
  • cent
    • cent, cents[sɛnt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a subunit of currency equal to one-hundredth of the euro, or the dollar
    • Example:
      • I only carry a few cents in my wallet.
  • change
    • change[tʃeɪndʒ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • money given back when a customer hands over more than the exact price of an item; small denominations of money given in exchange for a larger denomination
    • Example:
      • Can I get change for this $100 bill please?
  • cash
    • cash[kæʃ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • money in the form of notes/bills and coins, as opposed to checks or electronic transactions
    • Example:
      • He almost never carries any cash with him.
    • in cash(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • I would like to pay in cash, please.
  • cash payment
    • cash payment, cash payments(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a payment made in cash
    • Example:
      • They offer cash payment as well as payments by credit cards.
  • cash machine
    • cash machine, cash machines(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an automated teller machine which gives out money from one's bank account
    • Example:
      • She needs to go to a cash mashine because she's out of cash.
      • Synonym(s):
        cashpoint, ATM (AE)
  • credit card
    • credit card, credit cards(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a plastic card, with a magnetic strip or an embedded microchip, connected to a credit account and used to buy goods or services
    • Example:
      • When I start working, I'll get my own credit card.
  • debit card
    • debit card, debit cards(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a card much like a credit card, but which takes money directly from the bank account, rather than borrowing money at a rate of interest, and uses a PIN instead of a signature
    • Example:
      • I have both a debit card and a credit card.
  • withdraw
    • withdraw, withdrew, withdrawn[wɪðˈdrɔː](irregular verb)
    • Definition:
      • to extract money from a bank account
    • Example:
      • I've just withdrawn 200 bucks.
    • overdraft, overdrafts[ˈəʊvədrɑːft](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the act of using more money than one has in one's bank account
    • Example:
      • I have an overdraft of £1234.
    • Pin number, Pin numbers(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a number used to confirm identity when using an ATM, or more recently when making payment using a credit card or debit card
    • Example:
      • Unfortunately I forgot my PIN number.
 

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        cash
        money in the form of notes/bills and coins, as opposed to checks or electronic transactions
        cent
        a subunit of currency equal to one-hundredth of the euro, or the dollar
        debit card
        a card much like a credit card, but which takes money directly from the bank account, rather than borrowing money at a rate of interest, and uses a PIN instead of a signature
        cash payment
        a payment made in cash
        pound
        the unit of currency used in the United Kingdom and its dependencies
        dollar
        official designation for currency in some parts of the world, including Canada, Australia, the United States, Hong Kong, and elsewhere
        change
        money given back when a customer hands over more than the exact price of an item; small denominations of money given in exchange for a larger denomination
        in cash
        overdraft
        the act of using more money than one has in one's bank account
        Pin number
        a number used to confirm identity when using an ATM, or more recently when making payment using a credit card or debit card
        penny
        in the United Kingdom, a copper coin worth 1/100 of a pound sterling
        euro
        the currency unit of the European Monetary Union, symbol: €
        cash machine
        an automated teller machine which gives out money from one's bank account
        exchange rate
        the rate at which one currency can be exchanged for another, usually expressed as the value of the one in terms of the other
        withdraw
        to extract money from a bank account
         
         
         

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        cent
        a subunit of currency equal to one-hundredth of the euro, or the dollar
        cash
        money in the form of notes/bills and coins, as opposed to checks or electronic transactions
        credit card
        a plastic card, with a magnetic strip or an embedded microchip, connected to a credit account and used to buy goods or services
        cash machine
        an automated teller machine which gives out money from one's bank account
        credit card
        a card much like a credit card, but which takes money directly from the bank account, rather than borrowing money at a rate of interest, and uses a PIN instead of a signature
        dollar
        official designation for currency in some parts of the world, including Canada, Australia, the United States, Hong Kong, and elsewhere
        change
        money given back when a customer hands over more than the exact price of an item; small denominations of money given in exchange for a larger denomination
        cash payment
        a payment made in cash
        penny
        in the United Kingdom, a copper coin worth 1/100 of a pound sterling
        pound
        the unit of currency used in the United Kingdom and its dependencies
        withdraw
        to extract money from a bank account
        euro
        the currency unit of the European Monetary Union, symbol: €
         
         
         
         

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