Meaning of “denomination” in the English Dictionary

"denomination" in American English

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denominationnoun [ C ]

us /dɪˌnɑm·əˈneɪ·ʃən/

denomination noun [ C ] (RELIGIOUS GROUP)

a religious group whose beliefs differ in some ways from other groups in the same religion:

The petition was signed by clergy from over 20 Protestant denominations.

denomination noun [ C ] (VALUE)

a unit of value, esp. of money:

The machines take coins of any denomination.
adjective [ not gradable ] us /dɪˌnɑm·əˈneɪ·ʃə·nəl/

He avoids denominational rivalries.

(Definition of “denomination” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"denomination" in Business English

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denominationnoun [ C ]

uk /dɪˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən/ us MONEY

a unit of value stated on a coin, bank note, etc.:

high/large denomination notes
small/low denomination coins

(Definition of “denomination” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)