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banknote

Syllabification: bank·note
Pronunciation: /ˈbaNGkˌnōt
 
/
(also bank note)

Definition of banknote in English:

noun

A piece of paper money, constituting a central bank’s promissory note to pay a stated sum to the bearer on demand: is the $1 bill the only banknote with George Washington’s picture on it?
More example sentences
  • Those means cannot be provided by printing banknotes and by credit on the bank books.
  • Its foremost vehicle in continental Europe is the issue of non-redeemable legal tender banknotes.
  • It is, therefore, something of a misnomer to speak of the transfer of funds as there is no actual transfer of coins and banknotes from the payer to the payee.

Words that rhyme with banknote

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