escudo

[ US /ɛˈskudoʊ/ ]
[ UK /ɛskjˈuːdə‍ʊ/ ]
NOUN
  1. formerly the basic monetary unit of Portugal; equal to 100 centavo
  2. the basic unit of money on Cape Verde; equal to 100 centavos
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How To Use escudo In A Sentence

  • The euro, which replaces the old francs, marks, guilders, pesetas, escudos, drachmas, and lire of the European Union, is not yet five years old.
  • For instance, the Spanish peseta, Portuguese escudo and Irish punt could devalue 50% against the new Deutsche mark. Breakup of single currency would blight Europe, says Dutch bank Ing
  • The baron got 800 escudos a year in compensation.
  • Estas armas no sero canhes, bombas ou balas, mas sim, um polmico escudo antimsseis, cujo projeto e desenvolvimento devem custar US$ 7,9 bilhes. Archive 2009-12-01
  • Some taxi operators and small businesses were reported to be giving back change in both euros and escudos, against government recommendations.
  • In order to build investor confidence, the escudo was fixed to the dollar.
  • They were looking for the odd escudo to weigh down the damp pockets creeping up their thighs. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS
  • She may not be able to read or write but she can convert dollars, francs, rand, etc into escudos!
  • Agora, que o "escudo" foi tirado da batalha, o que vai acontecer? Global Voices Online
  • The euro, which replaces the old francs, marks, guilders, pesetas, escudos, drachmas, and lire of the European Union, is not yet five years old.
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