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dollar ($)

the domestic currency of the USA. In addition the dollar is used extensively as an INTERNATIONAL RESERVE asset, a key currency in the EUROCURRENCY MARKET and is used to finance the international oil business.

dollar ($)

the domestic CURRENCY of the USA. The dollar also performs various international roles, in particular as an INTERNATIONAL RESERVE asset and as the NUMERAIRE of the international oil trade. See also EUROCURRENCY MARKET.
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What, for a gentleman who keeps his coach--lives in Broadway--dresses his daughter as I dress, and gives her hundred- dollar handkerchiefs.
inventoried," as he expressed it, just two millions, six hundred and twelve thousand dollars; a handsome sum, it must be confessed, for a man who, when he began his beneficent and energetic career in this branch of business, was just twenty-three thousand, four hundred and seventeen dollars worse than nothing.
Look at the one I got now, not as big as the smallest here, an' me payin' six dollars a month for it.
That was Thursday; and all the rest of the week the killing gang at Brown's worked at full pressure, and Jurgis cleared a dollar seventy- five every day.
Two cents a word - twenty dollars a thousand; the check must be a hundred dollars.
How on earth do you expect me to meet a draft of two hundred and seventy-five dollars without a dollar in the treasury, and with a debt of thirty thousand dollars staring us in the face?
At the end of three months enough was secured to repay the loan of two hundred and fifty dollars to General Marshall, and within two months more we had secured the entire five hundred dollars and had received a deed of the one hundred acres of land.
She wanted an excellent and stylish fit, she told the young fellow who served her, and she did not mind the difference of a dollar or two more in the price so long as she got what she desired.
For a week Wingrave pursued the same tactics, and at the end of that time he had made twenty thousand dollars.
The other five dollars he retained as advance interest for the first month.
At the rate of sixteen dollars to the ounce, the pan had contained seven hundred and odd dollars.
They offered eighteen hundred dollars to redeem her; and some there were who offered to give, that would not have much left after the gift; but the fiend of a slave-trader was inexorable.