Translation: from spanish

a large sum of money

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  • sum of money — noun a quantity of money (Freq. 1) he borrowed a large sum the amount he had in cash was insufficient • Syn: ↑sum, ↑amount, ↑amount of money • Hypernyms: ↑assets …   Useful english dictionary

  • hefty sum of money — n. big sum of money; large amount of money …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sum — sum1 W2S3 [sʌm] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(money)¦ 2 the sum of something 3 greater/more/better etc than the sum of its parts 4¦(calculation)¦ 5 do your sums 6 in sum ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: summe, from Latin s …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sum — 1 /sVm/ noun 1 MONEY (C) an amount of money: a large/small sum (of): Sid was left a large sum of money by his aunt. | for the sum of: It was mine for the sum of 20. see also: lump sum, princely sum princely (1) 2 the sum of the total produced… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sum — 01. The [sum] of five plus five is ten. 02. My brother lost a large [sum] of money while travelling in Europe. 03. One of the gamblers had bet a significant [sum] at the blackjack table, and lost everything. 04. The [sum] of my work experience is …   Grammatical examples in English

  • money — mon|ey W1S1 [ˈmʌni] n [U] [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: moneie, from Latin moneta mint, money , from Moneta, name given to Juno, the goddess in whose temple the ancient Romans produced money] 1.) what you earn by working and can use to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sum — noun 1) a large sum of money Syn: amount, quantity, volume 2) just a small sum Syn: amount of money, price, charge, fee, cost 3) the sum of two numbers Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • sum — noun 1) a large sum of money Syn: amount, quantity, price, charge, fee, cost 2) the sum of two numbers Syn: total, sum total, grand total, tally 3) …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • Sum — Sum, n. [OE. summe, somme, OF. sume, some, F. somme, L. summa, fr. summus highest, a superlative from sub under. See {Sub }, and cf. {Supreme}.] 1. The aggregate of two or more numbers, magnitudes, quantities, or particulars; the amount or whole… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Money laundering — is the process of disguising illegal sources of money so that it looks like it came from legal sources.[1] The methods by which money may be laundered are varied and can range in sophistication. Many regulatory and governmental authorities quote… …   Wikipedia

  • money — moneyless, adj. /mun ee/, n., pl. moneys, monies, adj. n. 1. any circulating medium of exchange, including coins, paper money, and demand deposits. 2. See paper money. 3. gold, silver, or other metal in pieces of convenient form stamped by public …   Universalium

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