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centas

[ sen-tahs ]
/ ˈsɛn tɑs /
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noun, plural cen·tai [sen-tahy]. /ˈsɛn taɪ/.
a former bronze coin of Lithuania, one 100th of a litas.
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Origin of centas

First recorded in 1930–35; from Lithuanian ceñtas, ultimately from English cent
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How to use centas in a sentence

  • For, of course, they could have all the soda-water and ice-cream they wanted without paying a centas their father owned the stand.

    The Curlytops at Silver Lake|Howard Roger Garis

British Dictionary definitions for centas

centas
/ (ˈtsæntæs) /

noun plural centai (ˈtsæntaɪ)
a monetary unit of Lithuania, worth one hundredth of a litas
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