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"cent" in British English

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centnoun [C]

uk   us   /sent/
A2 a ​unit of ​moneyworth 0.01 of a ​dollar, or a ​coin with this ​value: A ​call will ​cost you around 25 cents. On the ​foreignexchanges the ​poundrose two cents against the ​dollar. a ​unit of ​moneyworth 0.01 of a ​euro
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(Definition of cent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cent" in American English

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centnoun [C]

 us   /sent/
a ​unit of ​moneyworth 1/100 of a ​dollar: The ​newspapercosts 50 cents.
(Definition of cent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"cent" in Business English

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centnoun [C]

uk   us   /sent/
MONEY a ​unit of ​moneyworth 0.01 of the ​mainunit of many ​currenciesincluding the US ​dollar and the ​euro, or a ​coin with this ​value: Directors announced a ​quarterlycashdividend of 78 cents ​pershare.
(Definition of cent from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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