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sterling

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1sterling/ˈstɚlɪŋ/noun
1sterling
/ˈstɚlɪŋ/
noun
Learner's definition of STERLING  
[noncount]
: silver that is 92 percent pure
— called also sterling silver
: British money
— see also pound sterling
2sterling/ˈstɚlɪŋ/adjective
2sterling
/ˈstɚlɪŋ/
adjective
Learner's definition of STERLING  
: made of silver that is 92 percent pure
always used before a noun  : very good : excellent
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