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Centavo

A division of several currencies in Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries equal in value to 1/100 of one unit of each currency. An equivalent term is centimo.
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The purchase price for the 5,000 tons of potatoes that the government agreed to buy was 35 centimos per kilo, or four soles (US$1.
6) In its first two years of publication, readers could purchase Blanco y Negro on a weekly basis at kiosks and cafes for 15 centimos or have it delivered to their home at approximately 11% below newsstand prices.
Hoy en dia se puede comprar CD-Rs virgenes a 30 centimos cada uno, hasta en pequenas cantidades.