pound sterling

pound sterling
noun see pound I

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  • Pound Sterling —   [paʊnd stəːlɪȖ, englisch], Währungseinheit, Pfund …   Universal-Lexikon

  • pound sterling — n [singular] the standard unit of money in Britain, which is divided into 100 pence …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pound sterling — noun singular the official name for the unit of money used in the U.K …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • pound sterling — pound2 (def. 3). [1625 35] * * * ▪ money       the basic monetary unit of Great Britain (United Kingdom), divided (since 1971) decimally into 100 new pence. The term is derived from the fact that, about 775, silver coins known as “sterlings” were …   Universalium

  • Pound Sterling — Pfund Sterling Land: Vereinigtes Königreich Unterteilung: 100 Pence ISO 4217 Code: GBP Abkürzung: £ Wechselkurs: (17. März 2009) 1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pound sterling — noun the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence • Syn: ↑British pound, ↑pound, ↑British pound sterling, ↑quid • Hypernyms: ↑British monetary unit • Part Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pound sterling — pound′ ster′ling n. num pound II, 3) • Etymology: 1625–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • pound sterling — noun /paʊnd ˈstɜː(ɹ).lɪŋ/ The currency of the United Kingdom …   Wiktionary

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