centiem

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Etymology[edit]

From French centime, from Latin (via centesimus 'one hundreth'?) centum 'hundred'

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -im
  • Hyphenation: cen‧tiem

Noun[edit]

centiem m (plural centiemen, diminutive centiempje n)

  1. A centime, 1/100 of a frank (the currency franc), as a coin or theoretic value
  2. (figuratively) A pittance, insignificant sum

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