centimo


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cen·ti·mo

 (sĕn′tə-mō′)
n. pl. cen·ti·mos
1. A unit of currency equal to 1/100 of the primary unit in Costa Rica, Venezuela and various other countries.
2. A former unit of Spanish currency that was equal to 1/100 of a peseta.

[Spanish céntimo, from French centime; see centime.]

céntimo

(ˈsɛntɪˌməʊ)
n, pl -mos
1. (Currencies) a monetary unit of Costa Rica, Paraguay, Peru, and Venezuela. It is worth one hundredth of their respective standard currency units
2. (Currencies) a former monetary unit of Andorra and Spain, worth one hundredth of a peseta
[from Spanish; see centime]

cêntimo

(ˈsɛntɪˌməʊ)
n, pl -mos
(Currencies) a monetary unit of Sao Tomê e Principe, worth one hundredth of a dobra

cen•ti•mo

or cén•ti•mo

(ˈsɛn təˌmoʊ)

n., pl. -mos.
a monetary unit of Costa Rica, Paraguay, Spain, Venezuela, etc., equal to 1/100 of the basic currency.
[1895–1900; < Sp < French centime. See centime]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.centimo - a fractional monetary unit of Venezuela and Costa Rica and Equatorial Guinea and Paraguay and Spaincentimo - a fractional monetary unit of Venezuela and Costa Rica and Equatorial Guinea and Paraguay and Spain
fractional monetary unit, subunit - a monetary unit that is valued at a fraction (usually one hundredth) of the basic monetary unit
bolivar - the basic unit of money in Venezuela; equal to 100 centimos
Costa Rican colon, colon - the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos
guarani - the basic unit of money in Paraguay; equal to 100 centimos
peseta, Spanish peseta - formerly the basic unit of money in Spain; equal to 100 centimos
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The Mozambique one centimo is tiny, lightweight and possesses all the visual appeal of a washer.
Que no tenian un centimo y se olvido decir que recurrian a la Seguridad Social para comer.
Entre los principales logros de todo este equipo, quiero destacar el haber puesto en marcha este proyecto sin contar con un solo centimo de subvenciones ni otro tipo de financiacion publica.
Percentage presentation of correct readings of the medium frequency words of the E-READING III--Senior High School database Percentage of n (%) Examples correct readings of medium frequency words 100% 153 (55,6) ave (bird), leitura (reading), pirata (pirate), sertao (interior), teatro (theater), visao (vision) 99,2% a 97,6% 100 (36,4) adolescencia (adolescence), leito (bed), magoa (sorrow), taca (cup), principio (beginning), latim (latin) peninsula (peninsula), experimentalismo (experimentalismo), < 96,8% 22 (8) corveta (corvette), copo (glass), centimo (centime), sobrancelha (eyebrow) Total 275 (100,0) -- Table 3.
Mire a Beckett, nunca ha cobrado ni un centimo de sus derechos de autor' y el pobre escritor no sabe donde meterse, pues no esta seguro de ser Beckett, pero si lo esta de que, a diferencia de Beckett, tiene la bajeza de reclamar dinero" (Bourdieu, 1997, p.
cae sobre su pequeno, que tenia la viruela; el pequeno muere al dia siguiente, y ella se agarra con la tia a proposito del dinero que debia enviarle y del que la otra nunca ha visto un centimo .
Un centimo le di a un ciego y me bendijo a mi madre.
By way of indirect taxes, the Aguinaldo administration raised revenue from: fees from civil trials; public markets; lease of municipal property; theatrical performances, horse races and other entertainment; licenses for fiestas; one centimo for each pound of beef, pork, mutton, goatmeat and meat of other cattle; and undetermined others I wonder if it taxed chicken and fowl also, because fish and meat were taxed.
Eso si, la prensa se esta desarrollando en este sentido--un 31,9% de los espanoles lee diarios digitales desde hace 1o 2 anos (AIMC, 2011)-, por lo que son muchas las formas que se estan proponiendo para motivar su lectura: por ejemplo, ofrecer acceso a mayor numero de publicaciones con la suscripcion a uno de los periodicos: EL MUNDO y 'Marca', gratis en BlackBerry PlayBook con Orbyt, 'Expansion'y 'Telva' tambien se podran leer un mes entero sin pagar un centimo del 4/08/2011; o permitir el acceso a la actualidad todos los dias del ano: EL MUNDO pone fin a 40 anos sin prensa nacional el 1 de enero del 31/12/2011.