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  • noun Plural form of tenner.

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Examples

  • The only info I could find was a survey of the "tenners", a group 82 of them of 2010 debut authors who are working together to promote their books.

    To Boldly Give Advice No Man Has Given Before

  • This inevitably leads me to think of the milestones and events that will shape my life in the 'tenners' (2010s) ... marriage, kids, my first full-time job, my doctorate ...

    Irish Blogs

  • Mr King's comments have put him on a collision course with prime minister Gordon Brown who last night insisted the Great Money Forest of Hampshire would soon be in bloom, promising a bumper harvest of ripe, crisp tenners.

    "BRITAIN has run out of money, the man who prints it said last night."

  • If only overweight patients could be more like dogs, albeit dogs who respond to tenners as opposed to Good Boy chocolate drops.

    Is bribery really the best way to wean people off chips?

  • Although we didn't expect a betting plunge on the dress designer to happen quite so soon, when the stakes changed from fivers and tenners to hundreds of pounds, it appears as though the cat is out of the bag.

    Bruce Oldfield British Bookies' Favorite For Kate Middleton's Wedding Dressmaker

  • It puts the expenditure into a different mental compartment, so we're happier to break into a stash of tenners rather than squeezing a bottle into the night's food budget.

    Wine: Burst the bubble

  • Although we didn't expect a betting plunge on the dress designer to happen quite so soon, when the stakes changed from fivers and tenners to hundreds of pounds, it appears as though the cat is out of the bag.

    Bruce Oldfield British Bookies' Favorite For Kate Middleton's Wedding Dressmaker

  • Family mailed me tenners, but they didn't arrive in the post for four days.

    A new north-south service

  • He found a fat roll of twenty-pound notes in the sugar, envelopes stuffed with tenners taped to the backs of half of the kitchen drawers, and most satisfying of all nearly seventy-five thousand pounds, in six separate packets, slid up the back of the huge Italian sofa with the seam neatly resewn.

    THE TIME QUAKE

  • He found a fat roll of twenty-pound notes in the sugar, envelopes stuffed with tenners taped to the backs of half of the kitchen drawers, and most satisfying of all nearly seventy-five thousand pounds, in six separate packets, slid up the back of the huge Italian sofa with the seam neatly resewn.

    THE TIME QUAKE

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