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American English: /ˈspiʃi/
British English: /ˈspiːʃiː/
, /ˈspiːʃi/

Translation of specie in Spanish:


  • (Finance)
    monedas (feminine plural)
    in specie
    en monedas
    Example sentences
    • The greenbacks were legal tender notes issued at par with notes backed by specie.
    • It was the habit of using paper money that was driving the nation's specie abroad.
    • The money supply was composed of bank notes and deposits, convertible into specie, and gold and silver coin.

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.