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 (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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(Spanish ˈsukre)
(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]


(Spanish ˈsukre)
(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


(Spanish ˈsukre)
(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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(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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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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As a boy in Sucre, Bolivia, Munoz was scared of frogs.
NOON Wander the loud and colourful produce market in Sucre, Bolivia, and barter in Spanish with the stall holders.
In conclusion this is the first study to analyse knowledge, attitudes and sexual practices with respect to HIV/AIDS and prevalence of HIV infection among the general population of Sucre, Bolivia. The results of this study that highlight profound and unfair differences by gender, ethnic and socio-economic origin, and urban versus rural residence should allow to design policies that take into account ethnic, intercultural, regional and gender-related realities, aligned with current national community and intercultural health policy as to provide an adequate response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Bolivia.