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  1. pittance

    • IPA[ˈpɪt(ə)ns]

    英式

    • n.
      a very small or inadequate amount of money;a pious bequest to a religious house or order to provide extra food and wine at particular festivals, or on the anniversary of the benefactor's death.
    • noun: pittance, plural noun: pittances

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a very small or inadequate amount of money he paid his workers a pittance
    • 2. historical a pious bequest to a religious house or order to provide extra food and wine at particular festivals, or on the anniversary of the benefactor's death.
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    • IPA[ˈpitns]

    美式

    • n.
      a very small or inadequate amount of money paid to someone as an allowance or wage.

    Oxford American Dictionary