Definition of petty cash in English:

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petty cash

Pronunciation: /ˌpedē ˈkaSH/


An accessible store of money kept by an organization for expenditure on small items.
Example sentences
  • Police in Trowbridge are warning retailers to stop leaving petty cash in their stores overnight after burglars broke into a town centre hairdressers.
  • Any amounts below $100 can be claimed through petty cash using an expense claim form.
  • You stole the £1 coins we had set aside for our petty cash.

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Syllabification: pet·ty cash

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