- Grey pound(UK) In the UK, the grey pound is an idiom for the economic power of elderly people.
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grey pound — n BrE the grey pound the money that older people have available to spend, especially after their children have grown up and left home ▪ the power of the grey pound … Dictionary of contemporary English
grey pound — ➔ pound … Financial and business terms
Grey pound — In the United Kingdom, the expression Grey Pound is used in the context of marketing and refers to the economic power of the elderly demographic … Wikipedia
grey pound — (UK) In the UK, the grey pound is an idiom for the economic power of elderly people. (Dorking School Dictionary) … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
Grey pound — (UK) In the UK, the grey pound is an idiom for the economic power of elderly people … Dictionary of English idioms
the grey pound — UK US noun [S] UK (US the gray dollar) ECONOMICS, MARKETING ► the money that older people as a group have available to spend in an economy : »Planning authorities have to take into account the increasing economic importance of the grey pound … Financial and business terms
(the) grey pound — the grey pound UK US noun [singular] business british the money spent by older people as a group Thesaurus: old age and relating to old agehyponym informal words for units of moneyhyponym … Useful english dictionary
the grey pound — UK / US noun [singular] business British the money spent by older people as a group … English dictionary
pound — [paʊnd] noun [countable] 1. written abbreviation £ the standard unit of currency in Britain, which is divided into 100 pence: • a twenty pound note • a shortfall of millions of pounds 2. the (British) pound the value of the British currency… … Financial and business terms
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