1. a fractional monetary unit of several countries: El Salvador and Sao Tome and Principe and Brazil and Argentina and Bolivia and Colombia and Cuba and the Dominican Republic and Ecuador and El Salvador and Guatemala and Honduras and Mexico and Nicaragua and Peru and the Philippines and Portugal
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How To Use centavo In A Sentence

  • In Mexico we only pay centavos for such small bunches.
  • Importers will pay about 8 centavos more to acquire dollars.
  • The price of the 10 percent security due in December 2024 rose 0.32 centavo to 115.34 centavos per peso, according to Banco Santander SA. Mexican pesos bonds
  • An old man, ‘nothing but skin and bones’, offers to carry the young man's suitcase for 30 centavos.
  • One centavo is more or less equivalent to a US cent. Is there a tax on groceries?
  • The latest price rise in October saw the cost of fuel jump by 30 centavos a litre.
  • A kilogram of the most sought after commodity - white office paper - sells for 15 centavos.
  • Shares of Metro Pacific, which have been listed on the Philippine stock exchange since May 1990, soared to a 3-year high of 63 centavos on September 8, almost triple its low of 24 centavos on June 16.
  • The strike comes after months of demonstrations and protests over the government's deregulation of the oil industry, which has allowed oil companies to increase petroleum prices by 55 centavos to P1.50 per gallon.
  • I don't want to give one centavo extra to the postal service,’ I told the employee, a pleasant enough person who probably understands better than I do what a mess that post office and the entire system are.
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