There are 2 main definitions of sucre in English:

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sucre 1

Pronunciation: /ˈso͞okrā/

noun

The basic monetary unit of Ecuador until 2000, equal to 100 centavos.
Example sentences
  • Ecuador abandoned the sucre for the U.S. dollar last year.
  • Fortunately for Ecuador, obtaining U.S. dollars to replace sucres has been aided by the high price of oil, Ecuador's main export.
  • Ecuadorian trade unions are threatening to call mass protests this month against the worsening economic conditions caused by last April's replacement of Ecuador's currency - the sucre - with the dollar.

Origin

Named after A. J. de Sucre (see Sucre, Antonio José de).

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Syllabification: su·cre

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Sucre 2

Pronunciation: /ˈso͞okrā/
The judicial capital and seat of the judiciary of Bolivia; population 274,576 (2009). Located in the Andes, at an altitude of 8,860 feet (2,700 m), it was named Chuquisaca by the Spanish in 1539. It was renamed in 1825 in honor of Antonio José de Sucre.

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Syllabification: Su·cre

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