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noun [countable] penny pronunciation in British English /ˈpeni/
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  1. 1
    singular
    pluralpence
    a small unit of money in the UK There are 100 pence in one pound
    A local call only costs a few pence.
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    1. a.
      singular
      pluralpennies
      a small coin in the UK worth one penny
      He had saved up a jarful of old pennies.
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  2. 2
    singular
    pluralpennies
    a small coin in the US or Canada worth one cent
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