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pence

 (pĕns)
n. Chiefly British
A plural of penny1.

pence

(pɛns)
n
(Currencies) a plural of penny
Usage: Since the decimalization of British currency and the introduction of the abbreviation p, as in 10p, 85p, etc, the abbreviation has tended to replace pence in speech, as in 4p (ˌfɔːˈpiː) , 12p (ˌtwɛlvˈpiː) , etc

pence

(pɛns)

n.
Brit. a pl. of penny; used in referring to a sum of money rather than to the coins themselves (often used in combination): sixpence.
[1275–1325; Middle English pens, pans]
Translations
peni

pence

n pl of pennyPence pl
References in classic literature ?
You don't feel nearly so hard up with eleven pence in your pocket as you do with a shilling.
Pumblechook then put me through my pence-table from "twelve pence make one shilling," up to "forty pence make three and fourpence," and then triumphantly demanded, as if he had done for me, "Now
Pumblechook worked his head like a screw to screw it out of me, and said, "Is forty-three pence seven and sixpence three fardens, for instance?
Karen Pence knew her future would involve politics if she married the governor.
The Board has declared a first interim dividend of 15 pence per share, an increase of 62 per cent compared with 9.
com/news/politics/mike-pence-chosen-as-trumps-v-p-nominee) first reported the news that Pence was Trump's selection, and soon after Pence's local newspaper the (http://www.
The directors have recommended a final dividend of 19 pence per ordinary share which, together with the interim dividend of 8 pence already paid, will make a total distribution for the year of 27 pence per share (23.
Ted Cruz, R-Texas, will accompany Pence on the border tour, according to a White House official.
com/magazine/2017/10/23/the-danger-of-president-pence) "The Danger of President Pence," detailed how Trump has many stances that are antithetical to the conservative movement he co-opted during his presidential run.
Americans United issued a press statement noting that Pence is a favorite of the Religious Right.
Unlike many vice presidential running mates, the mild-mannered Pence was not tapped as the attack dog in the Nov 8 presidential election.
local items are among the top sellers, says Tamera Pence, owner.