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A note of US currency.
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1. (Banking & Finance) informal US an inconvertible legal-tender US currency note originally issued during the Civil War in 1862
2. (Banking & Finance) slang US a dollar bill
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a U.S. legal-tender note, printed in green on the back; orig. issued against the credit of the country and not against gold or silver on deposit.
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|Noun||1.||greenback - a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"|
folding money, paper currency, paper money - currency issued by a government or central bank and consisting of printed paper that can circulate as a substitute for specie
silver certificate - formerly a bank note issued by the United States Treasury and redeemable in silver
two dollar bill - a United States bill worth 2 dollars
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greenback[ˈgriːnbæk] N (US) → billete m (de banco)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
greenback[ˈgriːnbæk] n (US) (= banknote) → billet m vertgreen bean n → haricot m vertgreen belt n (British) → ceinture f verteGreen Beret n (= commando) → béret m vertgreen card n
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