banknote

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See also: Banknote, banknotē, and bank note

English[edit]

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Banknote of the United States

Etymology[edit]

From bank +‎ note.

Noun[edit]

banknote (plural banknotes)

  1. (now historical) A promissory note issued by a bank, payable at a given time to a specific beneficiary. [from 17th c.]
    • 1728, John Gay, The Beggar's Opera, I.4:
      Was Captain Macheath here this Morning, for the Bank-notes he left with you last Week?
  2. A piece of paper currency. [from 18th c.]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (piece of paper currency): note (commonplace in the United Kingdom and Ireland), bill (more common in the United States and Canada)

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Latvian[edit]

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 banknote on Latvian Wikipedia
Banknotes

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian banconota (banknote), probably via another language (cf. German Banknote, Russian банкно́т (banknót), банкно́та (banknóta)).

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

banknote f (5th declension)

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

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