sterling
noun

the standard currency used in the United Kingdom

Example

to quote prices in sterling or to quote sterling prices

"...it is doubtful that British goods will price themselves back into world markets as long as sterling labour costs continue to rise faster than in competitor countries" [Sunday Times]

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