a small fortune

a small fortune (informal)
Quite a large amount of money
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Main Entry:fortune

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informal a large amount of money

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • fortune — for‧tune [ˈfɔːtʆn ǁ ˈfɔːr ] noun [countable] 1. a very large amount of money: • Working on the Stock Exchange, he made a fortune in just a few years. • It would cost a fortune to treat all the waste. • Producers pay stars as much as $5,000 per… …   Financial and business terms

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