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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdollardol‧lar /ˈdɒlə $ ˈdɑːlər/ ●●● S1 W2 noun [countable]  1 PECthe standard unit of money in the US, Canada, Australia, and some other countries, divided into 100 cents: symbol $ It cost three dollars. a ten-dollar bill You can pay in dollars or euros at the airport.2 the dollar you can bet your bottom dollar at bet1(6), → feel/look like a million dollars at million(4)
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dollarFifteen dollars was clearly a low estimate.I got ten from one of my grandmas and then I got a fifty dollar bill from my other grandma.A newer model could save you hundreds of dollars a year.He has millions and millions of dollars.Many millions of dollars have flooded into new biotechnology companies in pursuit of interferon and other potential moneyspinners.That surprised everybody, since the administration has lately tried to talk the dollar down.Two dollars will take you half way across the city.Two seconds by the side of the road will get you a cab.And, Mr Trittin notes, some of the buyers were large foreign financial firms, taking advantage of the weak dollar.