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The dollar sign ($) is sometimes used to indicate a hexadecimal number. For example, $3E0 is the hex number 3E0. In the Unix world, all Unix shells support the use of the $ as a prefix to the name of a shell variable or an environment variable.
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In 2005, net profit passed the 200 million dollar mark for the first time, amounting to 207.
Peachtree Settlement Funding is proud to announce it has exceeded the two billion dollar mark in committed financing.
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The re-release guarantees the film will finally cross the 1 billion dollar mark.
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