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dollar sign

noun
1.
the symbol $ before a number indicating that the number represents dollars.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism
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  • Yet one social networking metric is distinctly underwhelming: the one with a dollar sign.
  • The first image broadcast on television was a dollar sign, setting the tone for the future of that medium.
  • If you input a figure that represents a cost make sure that it has a dollar sign and a decimal point follow by two digits.
  • The amount will include the dollar sign and the appropriate punctuation including cents.
  • To apply for cash, fill out all of the sections where you see the dollar sign.
  • Rand was an outspoken supporter of capitalism and was famous for wearing a gold brooch in the shape of a dollar sign.
  • The amount will include the dollar sign and the appropriate punctuation including cent digits.
  • Do not include a dollar sign in the amounts you enter.
  • To purchase a map panel, click on the blue dollar sign symbol.
  • Must be numeric, do not enter a dollar sign or commas.

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