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noun as in accessory for carrying personal items


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Finding a single cleaner that does it all reduces waste and is healthier for your pocketbook.

They argue the drug — with a list price of $56,000 a year per patient — offers false hope while threatening Medicare’s financial health and patients’ pocketbooks.

Many of those critiques hold water, but it remains true that these men, and a firm such as Brown Brothers, saw a responsibility to address the common good and not just their own pocketbooks.

From Time

It might hurt my pocketbook and our company’s ledger, but it’s only a bit of wounded pride.

Ultimately I think one of the things it behooves advertisers to remember is they’re the ones that vote with their pocketbook.

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Seemingly possessed by demons, she would slip objects from the homes of rich people they visited into her pocketbook.

Not many doctors are likely to reach for the pocketbook on that scale without quite a bit of deliberation.

Because they're not limited by their checkbook or pocketbook, they can buy a whole swath of products.

Republicans face increasing difficulty with the Hispanic vote for pocketbook reasons.

Pocketbook issues make Hispanics natural Democrats, not natural Republicans.

He tore out the editorial and put it away carefully in his pocketbook as Montgomery was called.

Then he woke her up, and I took out a pocketbook and said: "Here is what you asked me for this morning, my dear cousin."

"Well, I declare," muttered the Deacon, as he fished a greenback out of a leather pocketbook fastened with a long strap.

"I can," put in Frank, immediately producing his pocketbook.

"Pretty well filled, too," he added, opening the pocketbook and looking into it.

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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pocketbook, such as: handbag, pouch, purse, suitcase, wallet, and bag.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.