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centesimo 1

Pronunciation: /senˈtesəˌmō/ /CHenˈtez-/

noun (plural centesimos or centesimi /-mē/)

A monetary unit of Italy until the introduction of the euro, worth one hundredth of a lira (used only in calculations).
Example sentences
  • But this was still meant to be a year in which every centesimo was being watched.
  • It was subdivided into 100 centesimi (singular: centesimo), which translates to "one hundredth".
  • They were charged on arrival the Italian domestic rate of 20 centesimi for each 10 grams of weight.

Origin

Italian.

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Syllabification: cen·tes·i·mo

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There are 2 main definitions of centesimo in English:

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centésimo 2

Pronunciation: /senˈtesəˌmō/

noun (plural centésimos)

A monetary unit of Uruguay and Panama, equal to one hundredth of a peso in Uruguay and one hundredth of a balboa in Panama.
Example sentences
  • The face value of a 1 centesimo coin from Panama is 1/100 of a colon, a fraction of a US cent.
  • The nuevo peso was also subdivided into 100 centésimos.
  • This was the peso, equal to the 8 Argentine reales and, from 1840, subdivided into 100 centésimos, with some paper money also issued in reales.

Origin

Spanish.

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Syllabification: cen·té·si·mo

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