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bullion

Pronunciation: /ˈbʊljən; ˈbʊliən/

Translation of bullion in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • gold/silver bullion oro/plata en lingotes
    Example sentences
    • He put a graph where he compared the value in weight of his degree with the corresponding value of gold bullion.
    • Employees at the gold bullion and precious metals firm Johnson Matthey began the first in a series of 24-hour strikes on September 23.
    • We will keep you fully posted on any further dictators / bullion / gold coins unearthed in palaces or small holes in the ground, and any business opportunities which may arise from such discoveries.

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