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Meaning of centavo

cen•ta•vo

Pronunciation: (sen-tä'vō Sp. sen-tä'vô), [key]
— pl. -vos
  1. the 100th part of the monetary units of various nations, including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Mexico, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Peru, the Philippines, and Portugal.
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