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Denomination

Corresponds to the face value of currency units, coins, and securities. An international transaction may be denominated in US dollars, for example, or in British pounds.

Denomination

The face value of money or a bond. The denomination for a bond is most often $1000, which the par paid at maturity. Denominations on money indicate how much cash one has. For example, if one has a bill with a $10 denomination, this indicates that one has $10.

denomination

The face value of a security. For bonds, it is usually $1,000 ($5,000 for municipals) or multiples thereof, and for stock it is the par value.
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Thus, by divers little makeshifts, in that ingenious way which is commonly denominated "by hook and by crook," the worthy pedagogue got on tolerably enough, and was thought, by all who understood nothing of the labor of headwork, to have a wonderfully easy life of it.
Why this book of whales is not denominated the Quarto is very plain.
Would you mind telling me," I asked her, "if you ever meet with the character commonly denominated as 'A Man About Town' during your daily wanderings?
And though, by the lapse of time, and those mutations which age produces in empires, cities, and boroughs, Queen's Crawley was no longer so populous a place as it had been in Queen Bess's time-- nay, was come down to that condition of borough which used to be denominated rotten--yet, as Sir Pitt Crawley would say with perfect justice in his elegant way, "Rotten
That lady, therefore, entering in a stately manner what plebeians might have called the school-room, but what, in the patrician language of the head of the Nuns' House, was euphuistically, not to say round-aboutedly, denominated 'the apartment allotted to study,' and saying with a forensic air,
With this, the undertaker's wife opened a side door, and pushed Oliver down a steep flight of stairs into a stone cell, damp and dark: forming the ante-room to the coal-cellar, and denominated 'kitchen'; wherein sat a slatternly girl, in shoes down at heel, and blue worsted stockings very much out of repair.
As a consciously 'splendid woman,' accustomed to overhear herself so denominated by elderly osteologists pursuing their studies in dinner society, Mrs Podsnap could dispense with her daughter.
Sam Weller, in particular, was displaying that beautiful feat of fancy-sliding which is currently denominated 'knocking at the cobbler's door,' and which is achieved by skimming over the ice on one foot, and occasionally giving a postman's knock upon it with the other.
Indeed he so overflowed with liberality and condescension, that, in the fulness of his heart, he invited Mr Swiveller to partake of a bowl of punch with him at that remote and indefinite period which is currently denominated 'one of these days,' and paid him many handsome compliments on the uncommon aptitude for business which his conduct on the first day of his devotion to it had so plainly evinced.
ORIX Corporation, a leading integrated financial services group, today announced that ORIX Capital Korea Corporation (hereinafter, OCK ), a wholly-owned subsidiary of ORIX, has issued Won denominated unsecured notes in the South Korean market.
Dollar denominated bonds will make up one billion of them while the rest will be in rial denominated bonds," he said.
The Treasury held three auctions to sell 11-month (336 days) TRY denominated zero coupon treasury bills, 20-month (616 days) TRY denominated zero coupon bonds and 10-year (3437 days) TRY denominated fixed coupon bonds.