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pound (£)

the standard monetary unit of the UK. See CURRENCY. STERLING.

pound

the standard CURRENCY unit of the UK and a number of other countries, mainly current and former members of the British Commonwealth. When used in international transactions, the UK pound is referred to as STERLING to distinguish it from other country's pounds, such as the Lebanese or Egyptian pound.
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Meanwhile, USC pounded out four doubles, three by Justin Gemoll, and two home runs in a 15-hit attack.
The Chancellors pounded out 12 hits and two home runs in defeating Cleveland 9-5 on Thursday in a City Section 4-A quarterfinal playoff game at Chatsworth.
El Camino Real, which pounded out 13 hits, got outstanding production from a handful of players.