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1. The symbol (£) for a unit of currency, especially the pound sterling.
2. The symbol (#) for a pound as a unit of weight.
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1. a symbol (£) for “pound” or “pounds” as a monetary unit of the United Kingdom.
3. a symbol (#) used for various purposes.
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|Noun||1.||pound sign - a symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain)|
symbol - an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
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