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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.
denominational
adjective [not gradable] us   /dɪˌnɑm·əˈneɪ·ʃə·nəl/
He avoids denominational rivalries.
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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
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