Definition of cash cow in English:

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cash cow

Pronunciation: /ˈkaSH ˌkou/

noun

informal
A business, investment, or product that provides a steady income or profit: traditional cash cows like cars and VCRs
More example sentences
  • With new competitors nibbling at local business, the old cash cow is starting to dry up.
  • The ticket inspection regime is aimed at bolstering the finances of a system that serves as a cash cow for private companies, but has nothing to do with providing adequate services for commuters.
  • ‘Everyone sees the SME market as the big cash cow that nobody has cracked yet,’ he said.

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Syllabification: cash cow

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