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ore1

Syllabification: ore

noun

A naturally occurring solid material from which a metal or valuable mineral can be profitably extracted.
Example sentences
  • The biggest deposits of the metal ore in the world are to be found in the eastern Congo.
  • Mercury is now extracted from its ores by a method that has been used for hundreds of years.
  • The mountain massifs to the east of the Rhône, however, were less rich in metal ores.

Origin

Old English ōra 'unwrought metal'; influenced in form by Old English ār 'bronze' (related to Latin aes 'crude metal, bronze').

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øre2

Syllabification: ø·re
Pronunciation: /ˈərə
 
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noun (plural same)

A monetary unit of Denmark and Norway, equal to one hundredth of a krone.
Example sentences
  • The demand for 2 øre coins grew bigger than ever, and in 1971 and 1972 they had to produce more than 15,000,000 of this bronze coin, which was hardly used for circulation.

Origin

Danish and Norwegian.

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öre3

Syllabification: ö·re
Pronunciation: /ˈərə
 
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noun (plural same)

A monetary unit of Sweden, equal to one hundredth of a krona.
Example sentences
  • Today we use coins with the value 10 krona, 5 krona, 1 krona and 50 öre.

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