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2.1(of currency)valor masculinedenominación feminine Latin Americabills in $10 and $20 denominations — billetes de 10 y 20 dólares
- You'll never know the difference on nickel and quarter machines, though, and it will take a year's worth of spins to feel the difference on the higher denominations.
- The larger denomination coins and the notes are being spent but the vast majority of opinion regards them as having little spending power.
- A euro consists of 100 cents and cents coins will be in denominations of one, two, five, ten, 20 and 50.
- The cards originally represented different denominations of money.
- They received payment in the form of both paper currency and coins of various denominations.
- Five-dollar bills are now the lowest non-coin denomination and the increased handling has caused them to deteriorate.
- These coins were of various denominations and belong to different ages.
- If the payment is to be made in cash (rounded off to the closest zero), the consumer slips currency notes of specific denominations into the machine through a slot.
- The problem is that the government refuses to acknowledge that a problem exists and simply prints banknotes with larger denominations.
- There's hardly a week passes that the school doesn't ask for money of some denomination, so why they don't help with the parking situation is a joke.
- British currency had been de facto gold through much of the 1700s and until 1800 lacked small denomination coins.
- Gold and silver vessels served in effect as large denomination banknotes, and weighed round figures in terms of the prevailing currency standards.
- The Government has done away with many of the lesser denominations of coins, but prices are not keeping up with the changes.
- After they finished, one of the classes separated the coins into denominations and counted them up for me.
- Despite its apparent inefficiency, the current U.S. system of coin denominations has a striking advantage over many other possible systems.
- The drugs trade, for example, tends to make its illicit gains in the form of small denomination bank notes.
- I had previously contemplated doing something evil by paying him in $0.05 pieces, but this was cut short when I only had $7 in that particular denomination.
- By law, currency issued by the government, in any form and denomination is the acceptable medium for commercial transaction unless otherwise stated.
- When the Euro was introduced, the denominations of the coins and the banknotes had to create some sort of compromise between the monetary habits of the various European countries.
- The Central Bank had earlier withdrawn the highest denomination banknote to also stop hoarding.
2.2(of system of measures)unidad feminine
3formal(heading)encabezamiento masculineacápite masculine Latin America
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