metical

[ met-i-kal; Portuguese me-ti-kahl ]
/ ˈmɛt ɪˌkæl; Portuguese mɛ tɪˈkɑl /

noun, plural me·ti·cals, Portuguese me·ti·cais [me-ti-kahysh] /mɛ tɪˈkaɪʃ/.

a brass coin and monetary unit of Mozambique, equal to 100 centavos: replaced the escudo in 1980.

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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
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