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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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