banknote

See also: Banknote, banknotē, and bank note

EnglishEdit

 
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Banknote of the United States

EtymologyEdit

From bank +‎ note.

NounEdit

banknote (plural banknotes)

  1. (now historical) A promissory note issued by a bank, payable at a given time to a specific beneficiary. [from 17th c.]
    • 1728, John Gay, The Beggar's Opera, I.4:
      Was Captain Macheath here this Morning, for the Bank-notes he left with you last Week?
  2. A piece of paper currency. [from 18th c.]

SynonymsEdit

  • (piece of paper currency): note (commonplace in the United Kingdom and Ireland), bill (more common in the United States and Canada)

TranslationsEdit


LatvianEdit

 banknote on Latvian Wikipedia
 
Banknotes

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian banconota (banknote), probably via another language (cf. German Banknote, Russian банкно́т (banknót), банкно́та (banknóta)).

PronunciationEdit

(file)

NounEdit

banknote f (5th declension)

  1. banknote, bill (piece of paper currency, printed by a (central) bank)
    desmit latu banknotea 10-lats banknote
    banknošu apmaiņathe exchange of banknotes
    banknošu nodrošinājumsbanknote security

DeclensionEdit

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