Translation of peso in Spanish:


peso, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpeɪsoʊ//ˈpeɪsəʊ/

nounPlural pesos

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    peso masculine
    • At the height of vote counting in the Congress last week, the peso tumbled to an all-time low of 56.43 pesos to the U.S. dollar.
    • Cuba now has an odd dual economy in which some stores accept only pesos and others accept only dollars.
    • Mexican pesos and US dollars are interchanged at the general exchange rate of 10 pesos per $.
    • Now, he is told, his savings have been converted into pesos, currently worth a third of a dollar, and he cannot touch them until next year.
    • The Uruguayan peso, whose value has halved since the middle of June, plunged even further when foreign exchange controls were lifted.