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n, pl avos
a unit of currency in Macao, worth one-hundredth of a pataca


(ˈɑ vu)

n., pl. a•vos.
a monetary unit of Macao, equal to 1/100 of the pataca.
[1905–10; < Portuguese: literally, trifle, shortening of oitavo eighth]
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Noun1.avo - 100 avos equal 1 pataca in Macao
Macao monetary unit - monetary unit in Macao
pataca - the basic unit of money in Macao
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One could argue that more people give their time to AVOs than to VIOs.
Os processos de pedidos de guarda de avos por seus netos vem aumentando a cada ano, e dentre as inumeras causas em que levam os avos a realizarem este pedido, o que mais chama a atencao e que nao se tem olhado para o sofrimento oculto.
While Hurley will concentrate on Avos Systems' mobile video platform MixBit, Steve Chen will move over to Google Ventures.
Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE: TM) (LSE: TYT) (TYO: 7203), a Japan-based automaker, is unveiling its version of the 'Google car', the Prius AVOS, at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show.
constou que em sua pessoa concorrem as partes pessoais e a limpeza necessaria, mas por tambem constar que seus avos paternos forao mecanicos, sendo o avo mulato [que tinha sido capturado pelos ingleses em Surrate e levado para a Inglaterra onde morreu ao chegar]".
AVOS depressed center wheels are manufactured with a silhouette featuring three "notches" along the wheel periphery.
MIAMI -- OnboarD announced today that it has signed a new fleetwide contract with the Yachts of Seabourn for its IssuTrax[TM] AVO and CyberCafe@Sea[TM] Internet Cafe Systems.
E a decisao de solicitacao de guarda de netos por parte dos avos, no ambito da Justica e um fenomeno que surge cada vez mais com frequencia.
She took out the AVO because he was stalking her and texting her telling her about the personal information that he had," he said.
Physically, AVOS products are similar to traditional abrasive discs in many important areas.
Surface finish is enhanced because AVOS technology allows the operator to monitor the work more closely.
Our novel strategic assessment reveals a reshuffling of the large cap pharma deck, with Novartis, Eli Lilly and Roche well positioned to lead the industry by 2008," said Neil MacAllister, President of AVOS.