near money


noun

any asset easily made liquid, as government bonds or savings deposits.

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Origin of near money

First recorded in 1940–45
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British Dictionary definitions for near money

near money

noun

liquid assets that can be converted to cash very quickly, such as a bank deposit or bill of exchange
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