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dollars-and-cents

[dol-erz-uh n-sents] /ˈdɒl ərz ənˈsɛnts/
adjective
1.
considered strictly in terms of money:
from a dollars-and-cents viewpoint.
Origin of dollars-and-cents
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism
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  • After three and a half years in such service it was hard for me to get down to a dollars-and-cents business again.

    Between the Lines Henry Bascom Smith

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