banknote

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English[edit]

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a banknote

Etymology[edit]

bank +‎ note

Noun[edit]

banknote (plural banknotes)

  1. A piece of paper currency.
  2. (historical) A demand note issued by private banks presumably backed up by gold or silver coin.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (piece of paper currency): bill (more common in United States and Canada)

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Latvian[edit]

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Banknotes

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from Italian banconota (banknote), probably via another language (cf. German Banknote, Russian банкнот (banknot), банкнота (banknota)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

banknote f (5th declension)

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

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