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sucre 1

Pronunciation: /ˈsuːkreɪ/

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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Sucre 2

Pronunciation: /ˈsuːkreɪ/
The legal capital and seat of the judiciary of Bolivia; population 274,576 (2009). It is situated in the Andes, at an altitude of 2,700 m (8,860 ft). Named Chuquisaca by the Spanish in 1539, the city was renamed in 1825 in honour of Antonio José de Sucre.

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