See also: centimo and cêntimo

English edit

Noun edit

céntimo (plural céntimos)

  1. Alternative form of centimo.
    • 1903, John R[odgers] M[eigs] Taylor, compiler, Report on the Organization for the Administration of Civil Government Instituted by Emilio Aguinaldo and His Followers in the Philippine Archipelago, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, page 78:
      The treasurer-general is hereby directed to pay to Mr. Ramon Soriano, lieutenant-colonel of infantry, the sum of one hundred seventy-eight thousand, six hundred forty-two pesos and thirty-three céntimos in drafts and letters of exchange, in order to negotiate the exchange of the same for cash in Manila, by order of the honorable Mr. President, the bearers of the same being Francisco Enaje and Lorenzo Sanchez, whose certification accompanies.
    • 1958, Robert G[arland] Colodny, The Struggle for Madrid: The Central Epic of the Spanish Conflict 1936-1937[1], Abingdon, Oxon, New York, N.Y.: Routledge, published 2017, →ISBN:
      They say they were dragged from their villages and compelled to take service; that almost half their men consist of Portuguese, who have been sent by the Salazar Government; that for three months they have not seen one céntimo of pay, and that a soldier who asked for a blanket was punished by being stripped and made to do duty in that condition for a whole night.
    • 2009, Mercer, The Global Manager’s Guide to Living and Working Abroad: Western Europe and the Americas, Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, Greenwood Publishing Group, →ISBN, page 287:
      The Bolivar is nominally subdivided into 100 céntimos, although coins denominated in céntimos no longer circulate.

Spanish edit

Spanish numbers (edit)
[a], [b] ←  90  ←  99 100 101  →  200  → 
    Cardinal: cien, (before lower numerals) ciento
    Ordinal: centésimo
    Ordinal abbreviation: 100.º
    Multiplier: céntuplo
    Fractional: centésimo, centavo, céntimo

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈθentimo/ [ˈθẽn̪.t̪]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈsentimo/ [ˈsẽn̪.t̪]
  • Rhymes: -entimo
  • Syllabification: cén‧ti‧mo

Adjective edit

céntimo (feminine céntima, masculine plural céntimos, feminine plural céntimas)

  1. (fractional number) hundredth
    Synonyms: centésimo, centavo
    una céntima partea hundredth part

Noun edit

céntimo m (plural céntimos)

  1. (fractional number) hundredth
    Synonyms: centésimo, centavo
    siete céntimosseven hundredths (7100)
  2. cent (a subunit of currency equal to one-hundredth of the main unit of currency)
    Synonym: (US dollar and other currencies) centavo
    1. 1100 of a euro
    2. 1100 of a Costa Rican colón
    3. 1100 of a Peruvian nuevo sol
    4. 1100 of a Venezuelan bolívar
    5. 1100 of a Philippine peso
    6. (historical) 1100 of a Spanish peseta

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