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English noun: penny

1. penny (quantity) a fractional monetary unit of Ireland and the United Kingdom; equal to one hundredth of a pound

Broader (hypernym)fractional monetary unit, subunit

Part meronymBritish pound, British pound sterling, Irish pound, Irish punt, pound, pound, pound sterling, punt, quid

2. penny (possession) a coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit

Synonymscent, centime

Broader (hypernym)coin

Narrower (hyponym)copper, new penny

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