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monetary unit

n.
The standard unit of value of a currency, as the dollar in the United States or the peso in Mexico.

monetary unit

n
(Currencies) a unit of value and money of a country, esp the major or standard unit

mon′etary u′nit


n.
the standard unit of value of the currency of a country, as the dollar in the U.S.
[1860–65]
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Noun1.monetary unit - a unit of moneymonetary unit - a unit of money      
unit, unit of measurement - any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
dollar - the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 cents
euro - the basic monetary unit of most members of the European Union (introduced in 1999); in 2002 twelve European nations (Germany, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Austria, Finland) adopted the euro as their basic unit of money and abandoned their traditional currencies
franc - the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 centimes
fractional monetary unit, subunit - a monetary unit that is valued at a fraction (usually one hundredth) of the basic monetary unit
Afghan monetary unit - monetary unit in the Islamic State of Afghanistan
Argentine monetary unit - monetary unit in Argentina
Thai monetary unit - monetary unit in Thailand
Panamanian monetary unit - monetary unit in Panama
Ethiopian monetary unit - monetary unit in Ethiopia
Venezuelan monetary unit - monetary unit of Venezuela
Ghanian monetary unit - monetary unit of Ghana
Costa Rican monetary unit - monetary unit in Costa Rica
El Salvadoran monetary unit - monetary unit in El Salvador
Brazilian monetary unit - monetary unit in Brazil
Gambian monetary unit - monetary unit in Gambia
Algerian monetary unit - monetary unit in Algeria
Bahrainian monetary unit - monetary unit in Bahrain
Iraqi monetary unit - monetary unit in Iraq
Jordanian monetary unit - monetary unit in Jordan
Kuwaiti monetary unit - monetary unit in Kuwait
Libyan monetary unit - monetary unit in Libya
Tunisian monetary unit - monetary unit in Tunisia
Yugoslavian monetary unit - monetary unit in Yugoslavia
Moroccan monetary unit - monetary unit in Morocco
United Arab Emirate monetary unit - monetary unit in the United Arab Emirates
Vietnamese monetary unit - monetary unit in Vietnam
Greek monetary unit - monetary unit in Greece
Sao Thome e Principe monetary unit - monetary unit on Sao Tome e Principe
Cape Verde monetary unit - monetary unit on Cape Verde
Portuguese monetary unit - monetary unit in Portugal
Hungarian monetary unit - monetary unit in Hungary
Haitian monetary unit - the monetary unit in Haiti
Paraguayan monetary unit - monetary unit in Paraguay
Dutch monetary unit - monetary unit in the Netherlands
Surinamese monetary unit - monetary unit in Suriname
Peruvian monetary unit - monetary unit in Peru
Papuan monetary unit - monetary unit in Papua New Guinea
Laotian monetary unit - monetary unit in Laos
Czech monetary unit - monetary unit in Czech Republic
Slovakian monetary unit - monetary unit in Slovakia
Icelandic monetary unit - monetary unit in Iceland
Swedish monetary unit - monetary unit in Sweden
Danish monetary unit - monetary unit in Denmark
Norwegian monetary unit - monetary unit in Norway
Malawian monetary unit - monetary unit in Malawi
Zambian monetary unit - monetary unit in Zambia
Angolan monetary unit - monetary unit in Angola
Myanmar monetary unit - monetary unit in the Union of Burma
Albanian monetary unit - monetary unit in Albania
Honduran monetary unit - monetary unit in Honduras
Sierra Leone monetary unit - monetary unit in Sierra Leone
Romanian monetary unit - monetary unit in Romania
Bulgarian monetary unit - monetary unit in Bulgaria
Swaziland monetary unit - monetary unit in Swaziland
Italian monetary unit - monetary unit in Italy
British monetary unit - monetary unit in Great Britain
Turkish monetary unit - monetary unit in Turkey
Lesotho monetary unit - monetary unit in Lesotho
Translations
unité monétaire

monetary unit

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