(redirected from cedis)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms.
Related to cedis: pesewa, Ghanaian cedi


n. pl. ce·dis
See Table at currency.

[Possibly from Akan (Fante) sedị, small shell, cowry.]


n, pl -di
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Ghana, divided into 100 pesewas


(ˈseɪ di)

n., pl. -di, -dis.
the basic monetary unit of Ghana.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cedi - the basic unit of money in Ghana
Ghanian monetary unit - monetary unit of Ghana
pesewa - 100 pesewas equal 1 cedi in Ghana
References in periodicals archive ?
On hearing Felicia's plight, the rest of the group immediately organised a collection and raised another 200 cedis.
Addo Kuffour, former minister for Defence, the government of Ghana spent over seven billion cedis (US $9 million) in 2002 to maintain the fragile peace in Dagbon (IRIN, 2013).
where individuals show a preference for smaller rewards now rather than larger rewards later), we asked "Would you want a prize of 100 Ghana Cedis now or a prize of 150 Ghana Cedis in one month?
Ghana redenominated its currency in July 2007: figures from 2004-2007 and 2008-2012 are reported in the old cedis ([?
He said total government expenditure for 2014 would 35 billion Ghana cedis or 33.
However, the new Kombosco chief saw that land was being leased to the tune of 6 million cedis per plot, (20) and at the same time there were some 40 plots claimed by the Department of Rural Housing, which had never been fully developed.
Michael Ikpoki, managing director of MTN Ghana , said that about 16 local banks, led by Stanbic Bank Ghana, would provide 410 million cedis ($215.
Ghanaians can buy 'mi-Life', a life insurance product, for one to five cedis for the policy holder and his or her next of kin.
9999 billion cedis compared to an initial budget forecast of 1.