Definition of avo in English:

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avo

Pronunciation: /ˈɑːvəʊ/

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noun (plural avos)

A monetary unit of Macao, equal to one hundredth of a pataca.
Example sentences
  • The official monetary currency of Macau is the Pataca (or MOP$) which is divided into 100 avos.
  • Coins come in 10, 20, and 50 avos and 1, 5, and 10 patacas.

Origin

Portuguese.

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