Definition of thebe in English:

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thebe

Pronunciation: /ˈtebe/

noun (plural same)

A monetary unit of Botswana, equal to one hundredth of a pula.
Example sentences
  • They had saved and saved and spent money very carefully; every cent, every thebe, had been accounted for; none had gone into the pockets of politicians.

Origin

Setswana, literally 'shield'.

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Syllabification: the·be

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