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greenback

slang In the US, a $1 bill. So named for the green color of the back of the bill. Any chance you can spare a few greenbacks? I just want to get a soda from the place across the street.

greenback

(ˈgrinbæk)
n. a dollar bill. It’s only ten greenbacks. Anybody can afford that.
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They say the present decrease in the exchange rate of the greenback is temporary.
Earlier on Thursday, the dollar index, a measure of performance of the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, fell to 73.873, it's weakest since August 2008.
Economists had said the greenback's scarcity was an indication the latest international sanctions against Iran for refusing to stop its controversial uranium enrichment work were beginning to hit the country.
A controversial, but inconclusive, literature has grown up over the cause of the Greenback's gold premium and of the inflation process in general.
The euro, which jumped recently to a year high against the greenback, was changing hands for 1.4612 euros at 2100 GMT, compared with 1.4686 dollars in New York late Friday.
"Greenback and Colorado River trout look very similar," says Metcalf.
1994 Greenback, trained by Philip Hobbs and ridden by the trainer's brother Peter, beats Radiant Dancer in the juvenile hurdle at Exeter.
As the value of the greenback continues to plunge, so too does the value of the dollars that the Japanese government has already purchased.
The GREENBACK CUTTHROAT TROUT (Onchorynchus clarki stomias) measures 12-18 inches in length and has larger black spots and more brilliant spawning colors than other cutthroat species.
Native greenback cutthroats are on the rise in this small-stream fly fisher's paradise.
In relatively rapid succession, coal miners rallied around the Greenback Labor Party (LP), the Knights of Labor (K of L), and finally the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA).
A second episode in our history when two currencies were traded side by side at changing prices was the Greenback Era of 1862-1879.
In the East, the yellow-back dollar, a new, gold-denominated and fractional-reserve currency, challenged the greenback dollar, the entrenched fiat currency.
The greenback strengthened its value against the rupee to Rs163.50 in the open market, while in the interbank market, it hit Rs164.20 level.
The greenback shed its value against the local currency to fall to Rs161 in the open market, while in the interbank market it hit Rs160.