penny noun translate to Mandarin Chinese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "penny" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [C]
/ˈpen.i/ ( plural pence, p or pennies)
( abbreviation p) the smallest unit of money in Britain of which there are 100 in a pound, or a small coin worth this much. You use 'pence' or, more informally, 'p' when you are speaking of the units of money and pennies when you are speaking of the coins themselves
便士(表示币值时用 pence 或在非正式场合也可用 p,而表示硬币本身时用 pennies)
Could you lend me 50 pence/50p please?
I found a ten/twenty/fifty pence piece (= a coin of this value) in the phone booth.
I keep pennies and other small coins in a jar.
British money
in the US and Canada, a cent or a coin of this value
North American money
( also old penny, abbreviation d) in Britain before 1971, a large coin. There were twelve pennies in a shilling .
British money
used when speaking of the smallest amount of money possible
Buy a TV now and it won't cost you a penny (= will cost nothing) for 3 months.
It was an expensive meal but worth every penny.
Forms of money and methods of payment
(Definition of penny noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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