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pe·se·ta

 (pə-sā′tə)
n.
The primary unit of currency in Spain and Andorra before the adoption of the euro.

[Spanish, diminutive of peso, peso; see peso.]
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peseta

(pəˈseɪtə; Spanish peˈseta)
n
(Currencies) the former standard monetary unit of Spain and Andorra, divided into 100 céntimos; replaced by the euro in 2002
[C19: from Spanish, diminutive of peso]
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pe•se•ta

(pəˈseɪ tə)

n., pl. -tas (-təz).
the basic currency of Spain, which has a fixed value relative to the euro.
[1805–15; < Sp, diminutive of pesa a weight]
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Noun1.peseta - formerly the basic unit of money in Spainpeseta - formerly the basic unit of money in Spain; equal to 100 centimos
centimo - a fractional monetary unit of Venezuela and Costa Rica and Equatorial Guinea and Paraguay and Spain
Spanish monetary unit - monetary unit in Spain
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Translations
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peseta

[pəˈsetə] Npeseta f
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peseta

[pəˈseɪtə] npeseta f
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peseta

nPeseta f
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peseta

(pəˈseitə) noun
the standard unit of currency in Spain before the Euro.
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References in classic literature ?
Don't reward him with more than one peseta, Senor, whatever he does.
Twenty-one percent of Spaniards said they would like to return to the peseta, the country s currency until it switched over to the euro in 2002, according to the Metroscopia survey published in daily newspaper El Pais.
The aim of this paper is to contrast the theory of purchasing power parity (PPP) in the case of the Spanish peseta against the dollar, the franc and the pound.
Lo de la peseta, creo que era mi afan de tener algo que me abrigara y pense que el dinero lo podia todo.
SUNNY ACCEPTANCE: Tourist Spain with its multinational enclaves has greeted the transition from peseta to euro with equanimity
``All those old francs, pesetas and drachmas which people have lying around in drawers at home will be little use to anyone travelling abroad once they cease to be legal tender at the end of February, but they can be of real value to charities like Age Concern.'' A survey by Age Concern has estimated British holidaymakers havean average of pounds 34.87 in foreign currency tucked away in each household .
In addition, Spain's furniture exports have soared 200 percent in the past five years, from 65.67 billion pesetas (U.S.
Progress in disinflation and fiscal consolidation risks being slowed by pressures on the peseta in early 1995.
Clad in an outfit covered in "hand-made" pesetas-Spain's currency before the euro took over in 2002-Huertas said: "Why the pesetas? Because life was better with the peseta."
Para una funcion de zarzuela, estas localidades cuestan respectivamente 50 centimos y 1 peseta, sin contar con una categoria intermedia, la entrada general, de 75 centimos.