Sucre


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Su·cre

 (so͞o′krā, -krĕ)
The constitutional capital of Bolivia, in the south-central part of the country southeast of La Paz. Founded in 1538 as Chuquisaca, it was renamed in 1840 to honor the first president of the country.
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sucre

(Spanish ˈsukre)
n
(Currencies) the former standard monetary unit of Ecuador (before the adoption of the US dollar in 2000), divided into 100 centavos
[C19: after Antonio José de Sucre]

Sucre

(Spanish ˈsukre)
n
(Placename) the legal capital of Bolivia, in the south central part of the country in the E Andes: university (1624). Pop: 231 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1839): Chuquisaca

Sucre

(Spanish ˈsukre)
n
(Biography) Antonio José de (anˈtonjo xoˈse de). 1795–1830, South American liberator, born in Venezuela, who assisted Bolivar in the colonial revolt against Spain; first president of Bolivia (1826–28)
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Su•cre

(ˈsu kreɪ)

n., pl. -cres for 3.
1. Antonio José de, 1793–1830, Venezuelan general and South American liberator: 1st president of Bolivia 1826–28.
2. the official capital of Bolivia, in the S part. 86,609.
3. (l.c.) the basic monetary unit of Ecuador.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sucre - the basic unit of money in Ecuador; equal to 100 centavos
centavo - a fractional monetary unit of several countries: El Salvador and Sao Tome and Principe and Brazil and Argentina and Bolivia and Colombia and Cuba and the Dominican Republic and Ecuador and El Salvador and Guatemala and Honduras and Mexico and Nicaragua and Peru and the Philippines and Portugal
Ecuadoran monetary unit - monetary unit in Ecuador
2.Sucre - the judicial capital and seat of the judiciary in Bolivia
Bolivia, Republic of Bolivia - a landlocked republic in central South America; Simon Bolivar founded Bolivia in 1825 after winning independence from Spain
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References in classic literature ?
dey do make sucre in Martinique; mais—mais ce n’est pas one tree—ah—ah—vat you call—je voudrois que ces chemins fussent au diable - vat you call—steeck pour la promenade?”
He also received the highest state honour of Bolivia-Condor de los Andes en el Grado de Gran Collar from President of Bolivia Evo Morales, in Sucre.
Heureusement, replique notre interlocuteur on a eu la chance de voir l'Etat transferer le secteur du sucre au secteur prive et on a eu aussi la chance d'avoir un departement de tutelle et une profession federateurs.
Instead of giving him the firing he so richly deserves Le Sucre will decide to "give him another chance".
Sugar does every with the the-edges' class lad messes up On the fourth show they will end up in the boardroom and Le Sucre will say, "Candidate X, you're very quiet.
[beaucoup moins que]Nous avons consomme 70 000 tonnes de viandes rouges et blanches durant ce mois de jeune, 1 million de tonnes de fruits et legumes et 150 000 tonnes de sucre, l'equivalent de 125 grammes par personne et par jour.
"If you have all that on the wristband, it's going to be a lot easier for you," Sucre said.
5 y 6 se ilustra la variacion cromatica presente en individuos de diferentes localidades de las costas venezolanas; se incluye un macho de la Isla de Trinidad, algunos ejemplares de Sucre (MBUCV V- 12445, 8887, 12510) Miranda (MBUCV V- 5005), y Yaracuy (MBUCV V- 35738).
Ces resultats ont montre que dans les menages, le Cafe Touba se prepare avec une quantite moyenne de 1,53[+ or -]0,54L d'eau, 107,53[+ or -]54,19g de poudre de cafe et 366,66[+ or -]99,85g de sucre. En ce qui concerne la consommation, les resultats ont revele qu'au petit dejeuner, chaque membre du menage consomme en moyenne une quantite de 200,86[+ or -]63,56ml de cette boisson.
"It can be properly said that the satellite Sucre is designed by Venezuelans," said the President ABAE, Camilo Torres.