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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’
- ‘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.’
- ‘There is also a reminder that cash must not be kept on the company premises with the exception of petty cash.’
- ‘A separate investigation is ongoing into the disappearance of petty cash from the Council's Planning Office.’
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