hard cash

hard cash
money in the form of bills or coins

there is a desperate shortage of hard cash

Syn: ↑cash, ↑hard currency
Derivationally related forms: ↑cash (for: ↑cash)
Hypernyms: ↑currency

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hard cash,
1. metal coins.
2. = cash. (Cf.cash)

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n. negotiable coins and paper money as opposed to other forms of payment

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noun [noncount]
: money that a person has and can use immediately : money in the form of bills and coins rather than checks or credit cards

He wanted hard cash for his watch.

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ˌhard ˈcash [hard cash] (BrE) (NAmE ˌcold ˈcash) noun uncountable
money, especially in the form of coins and notes, that you can spend
See also:cold cash

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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