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fils 1

 (fēs)
n.
Used to distinguish a son from his father when they have the same given name.

[French, from Latin fīlius, son; see dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots.]

fils 2

 (fĭls)
n. pl. fils
1. A unit of currency equal to 1/1000 of the dinar in several countries of the Middle East.
2. A unit of currency equal to 1/100 of the dirham in the United Arab Emirates.

[Arabic fals, fils, from Latin follis, bellows, windbag, purse, piece of money; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

fils

(fis)
an addition to a French surname to specify the son rather than the father of the same name: a book by Dumas fils. Compare père
[French: son]

fils

(fɪls) or

fil

n, pl fils
(Currencies)
a. a fractional monetary unit of Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, and Kuwait, worth one thousandth of a dinar
b. a fractional monetary unit of the United Arab Emirates, worth one hundredth of a dirham
c. a fractional monetary unit of Yemen, worth one hundredth of a riyal
[from Arabic]

fils

(fɪls)

n., pl. fils.
1. a monetary unit of Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, and Kuwait, equal to 1/1000 of a dinar.
2. a monetary unit of the United Arab Emirates, equal to 1/100 of a dirham.
3. a monetary unit of the Republic of Yemen, equal to 1/100 of a rial.
Often, fil.
[1885–90; < Arabic]

fils

(fis)

n., pl. fils.
French. son: often used after a name with the meaning of Jr., as in Dumas fils. Compare père.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fils - 100 Yemeni fils are worth one Yemeni rial
Yemeni monetary unit - monetary unit in Yemen
2.fils - a fractional monetary unit in Bahrain and Iraq and Jordan and Kuwait; equal to one thousandth of a dinar
fractional monetary unit, subunit - a monetary unit that is valued at a fraction (usually one hundredth) of the basic monetary unit
Bahrain dinar, dinar - the basic unit of money in Bahrain; equal to 1,000 fils
Iraqi dinar, dinar - the basic unit of money in Iraq; equal to 1,000 fils
Jordanian dinar, dinar - the basic unit of money in Jordan; equal to 1,000 fils
Kuwaiti dirham, dirham - worth one tenth of a Kuwaiti dinar; equal 100 fils
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And the 1, 5 and 10 fils coins are rarely used but are still legal tender.
Bahrainis will continue paying three fils per unit for electricity usage up to 3,000 units (first electricity category), nine fils for 3,001 to 5,000 units (second electricity category), and 16 fils for 5,001 units or more (third electricity category).
Water usage not for domestic purposes will cost 400 fils, 550 fils, 650 fils and 750 fils per unit over four years for 0 to 450 cubic metres.
Diesel would be sold at 180 fils per litre from January 1, 2017, according to Noga, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.
As for commercial, industrial and government consumption, the tariff per gallon has been increased from 3 fils to 3.
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The UAE Central Bank said they have not discontinued minting the 1 fil, 5 fils, and 10 fils coins.
The National Oil and Gas Authority (Noga) yesterday announced that diesel would be sold at 180 fils per litre from January 1, 2017.
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Instead of absorbing 5 fils or 10 fils in the existing price, they have increased prices in the name of VAT.
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Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) on Thursday said that a small change of 10 fils and 5 fils can be rounded off to 25 fils and traders should not charge customers more than 20 fils in addition to the bill amount.