pound sterling

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Synonyms for pound sterling

the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A spokesman for DfID declined to discuss whether the adverts were an appropriate use of British money.
3 million project is the maritime forces' biggest investment on foreign soil and is being built with British money procured through Foreign Military Sales.
Now, British money and expertise will help rebuild homes, get people back into work, and protect the most vulnerable, especially girls and women," Greening said in a statement sent out by the Embassy.
Mossadegh (1882-1967 and Prime Minister from 1951 to 1953) had infuriated HMG and Washington by nationalising the country's oil industry, hitherto developed and run by the British with British money, and by flirting with Moscow when the Cold War was a desperate reality.
So you can actually fund an American film with British money and make your movie in the U.
A second NTC member told Reuters that the British money already received was now in the central bank vault and would soon be distributed to commercial banks.
But when the country's banking system imploded two years ago, hundreds of millions of pounds of British money was put at risk.
Apparently the coauthors did not digest the indispensable role that British money, power, and war had in that region before and after World War I.
More than Au385 million of British money has been channeled to projects in the Ethiopia in the last two years, making it the largest recipient of bilateral aid in Africa.
Now, with the BBC and British money, it's the project I want it to be.
The 2007 film Die Falscher (The Counterfeiters) told the story of Nazi Germany's counterfeiting scheme in which they forced over a hundred Jewish master artists, engravers, printers, and specialists in security papers and inks to forge American and British money in order to undermine those countries' ability to prosecute the war.
The man who controls Britain's money supply controls the British Empire, and I control the British money supply".
But there's a little bit too much leeway in the rates being offered for British money in their US travel shop.
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