Cent vs Centimo - What's the difference?

cent | centimo |

As nouns the difference between cent and centimo

is that cent is cent, the smaller unit of the euro while centimo is cent.



(wikipedia cent)


  • (label) A subunit of currency equal to one-hundredth of the main unit of currency in many countries. Symbol: .
  • (label) A small sum of money.
  • (label) A subunit of currency equal to one-hundredth of the euro.
  • (label) A coin having face value of one cent (in either of the above senses).
  • (label) A hundredth of a half step.
  • Usage notes

    * Due to the differing plural formats used in European languages, it is common to use the word cent as a plural throughout the Eurozone.


    * (of a dollar) dollarcent * (of a euro) eurocent * penny

    See also

    * dollar * euro * per cent * two cents


    (Abbreviation) (en-abbr)
  • century
  • English terms with homophones ----




    (en noun)
  • A cent, i.e. 1/100, of certain (mainly historic) Iberian and Latin American currencies, and presently of the Euro (coinage version in Spanish), as a coin or theoretic value
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