dollars-and-cents
adjective Date: 1899 dealing with or expressed in terms of money, sales, or profits

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  • dollars-and-cents — adj [only before noun] AmE financial ▪ From a dollars and cents point of view, this idea just won t work …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dollars-and-cents — American & Australian if something is discussed or thought about in a dollars and cents way, the exact amounts of money involved are thought about. The dollars and cents details of the new budget will be presented tomorrow by the government.… …   New idioms dictionary

  • dollars-and-cents — dol′lars and cents′ adj. cvb considered strictly in terms of money: From a dollars and cents standpoint, the house is an excellent purchase[/ex] • Etymology: cvb 1835–45, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • dollars-and-cents — adjective see dollar and cent * * * /dol euhrz euhn sents /, adj. considered strictly in terms of money: from a dollars and cents viewpoint. [1835 45, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • dollars-and-cents — /dol euhrz euhn sents /, adj. considered strictly in terms of money: from a dollars and cents viewpoint. [1835 45, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • dollars-and-cents — adjective AmE considered in a financial way: It s an interesting idea, but from a dollars and cents point of view it just won t work …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Dollars canadiens — Dollar canadien Unité monétaire moderne actuelle Dollar canadien Pays officiellement utilisateur(s) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dollars US — Dollar américain Unité monétaire moderne actuelle dollar américain Pays officiellement utilisateur(s) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dollars américains — Dollar américain Unité monétaire moderne actuelle dollar américain Pays officiellement utilisateur(s) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • American and British English differences — For the Wikipedia editing policy on use of regional variants in Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Manual of style#National varieties of English. This is one of a series of articles about the differences between British English and American English, which …   Wikipedia

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