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STERLING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sterling mean? 

STERLING (noun)
  The noun STERLING has 1 sense:

1. British money; especially the pound sterling as the basic monetary unit of the UK

  Familiarity information: STERLING used as a noun is very rare.


STERLING (adjective)
  The adjective STERLING has 1 sense:

1. highest in quality

  Familiarity information: STERLING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STERLING (noun)


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Meaning:

British money; especially the pound sterling as the basic monetary unit of the UK

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Hypernyms ("sterling" is a kind of...):

money (the official currency issued by a government or national bank)


STERLING (adjective)


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Meaning:

Highest in quality

Synonyms:

greatest; sterling; superlative

Similar:

superior (of high or superior quality or performance)


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