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nest egg

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnest eggˈnest egg noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SAVE MONEYan amount of money that you have saved so that you can use it for something special in the future 🔊 They had to use part of their retirement nest egg to pay for their son’s college fees.
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nest eggBut it is also a good idea to keep a nest egg for emergencies.Royal Liver is also sitting on a large nest egg.Eileen and Harry had to dip into their retirement nest egg to pay for their son's college fees.When properly managed, they offer the prospect of a tidy retirement nest egg.The nest egg grew and grew; improbably, unbelievably, it grew.In the intervening years, as property taxes ate away at their nest egg, their proposals for other developments fell flat.
From Longman Business Dictionarynest eggˈnest egg noun [countable] informalFINANCE an amount of money that you save to use later, especially when you have stopped workingLife insurance endowment policies are a great way to build up a family nest egg for the future.
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