Definition of petty cash in English:

petty cash

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[mass noun]
  • An accessible store of money kept by an organization for expenditure on small items: I took the money out of the petty cash and paid her
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    • 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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