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Topic: DAILY LIFE


pocketbook

noun
     
pock‧et‧book [countable]
1 American English the amount of money that you have, or your ability to pay for things [= pocket British English]
The aim was to provide a car for every age and pocketbook.
Older voters are most concerned about pocketbook issues (=that concern money).
2 American English old-fashionedDC a handbag
3 American English old-fashionedD a wallet
4TCN British English old-fashioned a notebook
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