Definition of 'cash'
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MPs asked when the cash will be available. The Sun (2016)That extra cash will bulk up their deposit and the mortgage will make up the rest. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Investors fear it does not have the cash to pay. The Sun (2016)It is not transferable or refundable and cannot be exchanged for cash. The Sun (2016)The swaps initially provided positive cash flows for the defendants. Times, Sunday Times (2017)That potential was not enough to see him part with any cash. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Check cash facts rather than relying on second-hand information. The Sun (2016)Why else would a 12-year-old be getting cash and cheques through the post? Times, Sunday Times (2017)You can increase your available cash balance by increasing your net float. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The group has the cash to fund drilling and production could make it a bid target. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The capital loss borne by the old shareholders just offsets the extra cash dividend they receive. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)They then said they were more inclined to spend cash rather than save it. The Sun (2012)Voucher has no monetary value and cannot be exchanged for cash. The Sun (2009)The share price has tanked since then amid concerns about its cash flow. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Why not now cash the two club winners? Times, Sunday Times (2011)The main appeal to investors is the huge amounts of cash the companies throw off. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This means that window shopping or ogling online stores can be as satisfying as parting with cash. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Why do insurers snub my cash and cheques? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Loans will become more expensive if banks keep too much in ready cash. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This includes stopping cash payments to most claimants and paying for rehab treatment instead. The Sun (2015)The company has cash in the bank to do further deals. Times, Sunday Times (2012)No cash refunds are available in any circumstances. The Sun (2011)Its earlier refinancing wiped out its debt pile and left the group with cash. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The builder is understood to be seeking extra cash to buy land. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Policy changes rather than cash are the basic needs. The Sun (2012)You can swap the cards for cash but pay 3.50 to redeem each card. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If it can win regulatory approval, it may pay back the cash as early as this week. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'cash'
British English: cash /kæʃ/ NOUN
Cash is money, especially money in the form of notes and coins.
We were desperately short of cash.
- American English: cash
- Arabic: نُقُود
- Brazilian Portuguese: dinheiro em espécie
- Chinese: 现金
- Croatian: gotovina
- Czech: hotovost
- Danish: kontanter
- Dutch: contant geld
- European Spanish: dinero en efectivo
- Finnish: käteinen raha
- French: liquide argent
- German: Bargeld
- Greek: μετρητά
- Italian: contanti
- Japanese: 現金
- Korean: 현금
- Norwegian: kontanter
- Polish: gotówka
- European Portuguese: dinheiro em espécie
- Romanian: baninumerar
- Russian: деньги
- Spanish: dinero en efectivo
- Swedish: kontanter
- Thai: เงินสด
- Turkish: nakit
- Ukrainian: готівка
- Vietnamese: tiền mặt
British English: cash VERB
If you cash a cheque, you exchange it at a bank for the amount of money that it is worth.
There are similar charges if you want to cash a cheque at a branch other than your own.
Definition of cash from the Collins English Dictionary
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