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"cent" in American English

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centnoun [C]

 us   /sent/
a unit of money worth 1/100 of a dollar: The newspaper costs 50 cents.
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"cent" in British English

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centnoun [C]

uk   /sent/  us   /sent/
A2 a unit of money worth 0.01 of a dollar, or a coin with this value: A call will cost you around 25 cents. On the foreign exchanges the pound rose two cents against the dollar.
a unit of money worth 0.01 of a euro

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"cent" in Business English

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centnoun [C]

uk   us   /sent/
MONEY a unit of money worth 0.01 of the main unit of many currencies including the US dollar and the euro, or a coin with this value: Directors announced a quarterly cash dividend of 78 cents per share.
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