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Units of money

AUD

abbreviation

Australian dollar

bit

noun

an amount of money worth 12½ cents

c

abbreviation

cent(s)

cent

noun

a small unit of money used in many countries, for example the US, Canada, and Australia. There are 100 cents in a dollar and its symbol is ¢.

crown

noun

a unit of money used in some European countries

ct

abbreviation

cent

d

abbreviation

pence: used in the system of money used in the UK before 1971

dime

noun

a coin worth ten cents in the US and Canada

dinar

noun

the unit of money used in several countries, including Iraq, Jordan, and Libya

dollar

noun

the unit of money used in the US and in several other countries such as Canada and Australia. Its symbol is $

dollar

noun

a banknote or coin worth a dollar

euro

noun

the unit of money that is used in most countries in the European Union. Its symbol is €.

fifty

noun

a piece of paper money that is worth fifty pounds or dollars

fifty

noun

a coin that is worth fifty pence

G

noun

grand: one thousand dollars

half dollar

noun

a coin worth one half of a dollar in the US or Canada

hundred

noun

a piece of paper money worth 100 pounds

Krugerrand

noun

a South African gold coin, often bought as a way of investing money

lira

noun

the unit of money that is used in Turkey and Syria

lira

noun

a unit of money that was used in Italy until it was replaced by the euro in 2002

nickel

noun

a coin in the US and Canada worth five cents

p

abbreviation

pence

p

abbreviation

penny

penny

noun

a small unit of money in the UK There are 100 pence in one pound

penny

noun

a small coin in the UK worth one penny

penny

noun

a small coin in the US or Canada worth one cent

peso

noun

the unit of money used in the Philippines and several countries in South and Central America

petrodollar

noun

a unit of money earned by a country from selling oil to other countries

pound

noun

a unit of money used in the UK and several other countries. Its symbol is £.

pound

noun

a coin or banknote worth one pound

pound coin

noun

a British coin that is worth one pound

pound note

noun

a piece of paper money worth one pound. This no longer exists in the UK except in Scotland.

pound sterling

noun

the official name for the unit of money used in the UK

punt

noun

the unit of money that was used in the Republic of Ireland before the euro was introduced

quarter

noun

a coin that is worth one quarter of an American or Canadian dollar, or 25 cents

rand

noun

the unit of money used in South Africa

rouble

noun

the unit of money used in Russia

rupee

noun

the unit of money used in India, Pakistan, and some other countries

shekel

noun

the unit of money used in Israel

single

noun

a one-dollar note

sterling

noun

the standard unit of money in the UK

yen

noun

the unit of money used in Japan. Its symbol is ¥.

yuan

noun

the unit of money used in China

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